RFR: 8065553: Failed Java web start via IPv6 (Java7u71 or later)

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Thu Jan 29 21:18:00 UTC 2015



On 28/01/15 16:10, Rob McKenna wrote:
> Hi folks,
> There is a problem in sun/security/util/HostnameChecker.java matchIP 
> method. When comparing an ipv6 address with its abbreviated 
> counterpart the comparison will fail. I'm open to a more efficient way 
> of comparing these addresses (perhaps a utility method to abbreviate 
> an ipv6 string) but this seems to do the job.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~robm/8065553/webrev.01/
> (btw, though this is a security component, it does seem to have a 
> strong networking slant, so feel free to redirect me to net-dev)
>     -Rob

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