Java 8u112+ on Linux Returns Null Value for MAC Address (Doc ID 2279513.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

MAC address lookups with Java 8 Update 112 and higher can intermittently return a null value in a Linux multithreaded (multi-CPU) environment.

Changes

The problem occurs only with:

The problem does not occur with:

 

Cause

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