Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 202106
Java applets crash firefox using gcjwebplugin
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:40 EST
Description of problem:
When accessing web site containing any Java applet, firefox asks if I wan't to
run the despite the still incomplete GNU Classpath's security implementation.
Answering 'Trust Applet' or 'Trust Applet and add it to whitelist' hangs the
I'm not sure if this is Firefox problem. gcjwebplugin problem or something else
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC6 test 2 with latest updates.
Reproducible everytime with every applet.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start firefox
2. browse to page containing any Java applet, example
3. Trust applet
Applet is displayed
The applet provided in the URL is really simple applet with out any Threads just
coloring the applet area. (Src included)
This could be SELinux issue, as reported on fedora-devel list:
I don't have my laptop with me at the moment, so I can't test this right now.
Indeed, executing as root:
fixes the problem, so this seems to be SELinux configuration problem.
I'm using the (default) Enforsing SELinux policy.
Does this java plugin get run as a separate executable or is loaded in as a
Could you attach any avc messages that you see in /var/log/messages or
Since no responce, I will close.
Sorry for not been tracking this, I already moved to other releases before the
request for more information arrived:(
Yes, we can close this as i've upgraded the system to later version long time
ago and currently it doesn't have the gcjwebplugin configured. [ The NOTABUG
status is bit weird, but hopefully it's fixed now;) ]