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Core Dump Write Errors

Anthony | Last updated: Jun 13, 2016 03:39PM UTC

Launching Burp using Kali Linux the first through command line and the application started. However got an error when creating a new project. See error below: root@kali:/home/trusteadmin/Downloads# java -jar -Xmx2G burpsuite_pro_v1.7.03.jar Jun 13, 2016 11:31:02 AM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$1 run INFO: Created user preferences directory. # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # # SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f0c69fb6c03, pid=27583, tid=139689917286144 # # JRE version: OpenJDK Runtime Environment (7.0_91-b02) (build 1.7.0_91-b02) # Java VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (24.91-b01 mixed mode linux-amd64 compressed oops) # Derivative: IcedTea 2.6.3 # Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux unstable (sid), package 7u91-2.6.3-1 # Problematic frame: # C [libjava.so+0x18c03] Java_java_nio_Bits_copyToShortArray+0x1e3 # # Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled. To enable core dumping, try "ulimit -c unlimited" before starting Java again # # An error report file with more information is saved as: # /home/trusteadmin/Downloads/hs_err_pid27583.log # # If you would like to submit a bug report, please include # instructions on how to reproduce the bug and visit: # http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla # The crash happened outside the Java Virtual Machine in native code. # See problematic frame for where to report the bug. # Aborted

PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Jun 14, 2016 07:35AM UTC

This is known issue with the use of memory-mapped files on OpenJDK. There is a patch available or you can switch to Oracle JDK which does not have the problem. More details are on our blog here: http://blog.portswigger.net/2016/05/using-disk-based-projects-with-openjdk.html

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