finalize() Method Without super.finalize()
The product contains a finalize() method that does not call super.finalize().
The Java Language Specification states that it is a good practice for a finalize() method to call super.finalize().
The following examples help to illustrate the nature of this weakness and describe methods or techniques which can be used to mitigate the risk.
Note that the examples here are by no means exhaustive and any given weakness may have many subtle varieties, each of which may require different detection methods or runtime controls.
The following method omits the call to super.finalize().
Weaknesses in this category are related to resource lifecycle management.
Weaknesses in this category are related to the rules and recommendations in the Methods (MET) section of the SEI CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java.
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Unexpected Entry Points cluster.
This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.
This view (slice) covers issues that are found in Java programs that are not common to all languages.