Crash in JDBC Driver VM on OpaqueString Method after Upgrading JavaSE 8 update 51 To 8 update 66 (Doc ID 2107583.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.0.0 [Release 12c]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

On : Java SE 8 update 66, Java Runtime, GC, VM compilers

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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JVM crashes in JDBC driver after upgrade JDK 8u51 to 8u66

After upgrading the JDK on Solaris from 8u51 to 8u66 the JVM crashes as follows:


This issue does not occur on Windows with 8u66.
The JDBC driver in use is ojdbc7_g-12.1.0.2.jar.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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JDBC driver should not crash with JDK upgrade



Cause

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