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PH06389: JSF can leak JarFiles causing problems with application removal

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • JarFiles opened in
    org.apache.myfaces.view.facelets.util.Classpath._searchResou
    rce are not properly closed.  This can cause a leak, and in
    some environments that leak causes problems removing apps
    after shutdown.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server            *
    *                  Traditional Profile versions 8.5.5, 9.0,    *
    *                  and Liberty users of JavaServer             *
    *                  Faces (JSF) MyFaces                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: JSF leaks java.util.jar.JarFile         *
    *                      objects                                 *
    *                      which can cause problems with           *
    *                      application removal                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    JarFiles opened in
    org.apache.myfaces.view.facelets.util.Classpath._searchResource
    are not properly closed.  This can cause those JarFiles to
    leak,
    and in some environments that leak causes problems removing
    apps
    after shutdown.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH06389

  • Reported component name

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Reported component ID

    5725L2900

  • Reported release

    CD0

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-12-11

  • Closed date

    2019-01-08

  • Last modified date

    2019-09-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Fixed component ID

    5725L2900

Applicable component levels

  • RCD0 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021