SecurityManagerset, this is the permission which will be checked when code invokes
VirtualMachine.attachto attach to a target virtual machine. This permission is also checked when an
AttachPermission object contains a name (also referred
to as a "target name") but no actions list; you either have the
named permission or you don't.
The following table provides a summary description of what the
permission allows, and discusses the risks of granting code the
|Permission Target Name||What the Permission Allows||Risks of Allowing this Permission|
|attachVirtualMachine||Ability to attach to another Java virtual machine and load agents into that VM.||This allows an attacker to control the target VM which can potentially cause it to misbehave.|
|createAttachProvider||Ability to create an
||This allows an attacker to create an AttachProvider which can potentially be used to attach to other Java virtual machines.|
Programmers do not normally create AttachPermission objects directly. Instead they are created by the security policy code based on reading the security policy file.
AttachPermissionpublic AttachPermission(String name)Constructs a new AttachPermission object.
AttachPermissionConstructs a new AttachPermission object.