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public final class: ReflectPermission [javadoc | source]
java.lang.Object
   java.security.Permission
      java.security.BasicPermission
         java.lang.reflect.ReflectPermission

All Implemented Interfaces:
    Serializable, Guard

The Permission class for reflective operations. A ReflectPermission is a named permission and has no actions. The only name currently defined is {@code suppressAccessChecks}, which allows suppressing the standard Java language access checks -- for public, default (package) access, protected, and private members -- performed by reflected objects at their point of use.

The following table provides a summary description of what the permission allows, and discusses the risks of granting code the permission.

Permission Target Name What the Permission Allows Risks of Allowing this Permission
suppressAccessChecks ability to access fields and invoke methods in a class. Note that this includes not only public, but protected and private fields and methods as well. This is dangerous in that information (possibly confidential) and methods normally unavailable would be accessible to malicious code.

Constructor:
 public ReflectPermission(String name) 
    Constructs a ReflectPermission with the specified name.
    Parameters:
    name - the name of the ReflectPermission
    Throws:
    NullPointerException - if {@code name} is {@code null}.
    IllegalArgumentException - if {@code name} is empty.
 public ReflectPermission(String name,
    String actions) 
    Constructs a ReflectPermission with the specified name and actions. The actions should be null; they are ignored.
    Parameters:
    name - the name of the ReflectPermission
    actions - should be null
    Throws:
    NullPointerException - if {@code name} is {@code null}.
    IllegalArgumentException - if {@code name} is empty.
Methods from java.security.BasicPermission:
equals,   getActions,   getCanonicalName,   hashCode,   implies,   newPermissionCollection
Methods from java.security.Permission:
checkGuard,   equals,   getActions,   getName,   hashCode,   implies,   newPermissionCollection,   toString
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait