Bug 976897 - Excessive Heap Consumption in com.sun.imageio.plugins.jpeg.JPEGImageWriter
Excessive Heap Consumption in com.sun.imageio.plugins.jpeg.JPEGImageWriter
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdk (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
high Severity high
: rc
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Assigned To: jiri vanek
Lukas Zachar
: ZStream
Depends On:
Blocks: 992910
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Reported: 2013-06-21 15:45 EDT by Ricardo Martinelli de Oliveira
Modified: 2013-12-12 14:10 EST (History)
8 users (show)

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: 1025555 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2013-11-21 19:25:05 EST
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Test Case (1.39 KB, text/x-java)
2013-06-21 15:45 EDT, Ricardo Martinelli de Oliveira
no flags Details
Java 7 compatible test-case (2.48 KB, text/x-java)
2013-07-02 14:32 EDT, Adam Domurad
no flags Details
Candidate fix (986 bytes, patch)
2013-07-02 14:37 EDT, Adam Domurad
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
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Sun Bug Database 8020983 None None None Never

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Description Ricardo Martinelli de Oliveira 2013-06-21 15:45:59 EDT
Created attachment 763948 [details]
Test Case

Description of problem:
After upgrading to java-1.6.0-openjdk-, Java applications are consuming more memory (specifically int[] objects allocated by com.sun.imageio.plugins.jpeg.JPEGImageWriter), without releasing it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Easily reprocible with a test case.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Compile and run Prueba.java (attached in bz)
2. Use the following VM parameter: -Xmx64m 
3. Use the following Program Parameter: 1000

Actual results:
It throws a OOME Heap Size Exception

Expected results:
Allocate objects and print memory information

Additional info:
Comment 4 Adam Domurad 2013-07-02 14:32:27 EDT
Created attachment 767894 [details]
Java 7 compatible test-case
Comment 5 Adam Domurad 2013-07-02 14:37:02 EDT
Created attachment 767905 [details]
Candidate fix
Comment 13 Mario Torre 2013-07-31 05:19:51 EDT
Fix has been committed upstream in the 8 branch:


I'll ask the backport on 6 and 7 now.

Comment 15 Mario Torre 2013-08-05 05:46:07 EDT
The fix has been backported to 7, I'm awaiting the backport to 6 now.
Comment 16 Mario Torre 2013-08-26 12:31:39 EDT
I have backported the patch for 6 myself, here is the RFC:


And here the patch:


Waiting for reviewer's approval now.
Comment 17 jiri vanek 2013-08-27 12:03:16 EDT
The fix is in 8 and 7, and is going to 6. I will include the patch to RPMs directly to speed up escalation.
Comment 20 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 19:25:05 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

Comment 21 Aaron Ogburn 2013-12-12 14:10:17 EST
Note this leak also impacted RHEL 5's open jdk (java-1.6.0-openjdk- but appears to have been fixed as well (java-1.6.0-openjdk-

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