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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8244767

Potential non-terminated string in getEncodingInternal() on Windows

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      The getEncodingInternal() function in

      src/java.base/windows/native/libjava/java_props_md.c

      calls the Windows GetLocaleInfo() function. Upon success, a null-terminated string is written to the buffer 'ret'. If GetLocaleInfo() fails, the default case of the switch(codepage) will write "Cp" to the first two chars of 'ret',
      but the rest of the buffer remains uninitialized and un-terminated.

      Though we've not reproduced GetLocaleInfo() failing, this code should be updated to avoid a potential unterminated/uninitialized string.

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              bchristi Brent Christian
              bchristi Brent Christian
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