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  • Jira allows you to accidentally set a username to: "" when creating a user, but throws the following NPE when you try to delete the user: {code} Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException Stack Trace: [hide] java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.user.DeleteUser.doValidation(DeleteUser.java:56) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.validate(ActionSupport.java:391) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:162) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:82) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:39) at webwork.interceptor.NestedInterceptorChain.proceed(NestedInterceptorChain.java:31) at webwork.interceptor.ChainedInterceptor.intercept(ChainedInterceptor.java:16) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:35) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:221) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:150) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.service(JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.java:153) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:722) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:305) {code} *Note:* When I tried to reproduce in 6.0.3, the stack trace wasn't produced and there were no errors in the logs but I got the "user does not exist, please select a user from the user browser" error in the screenshot.
    via by Taiwo Akindele [Atlassian],
  • Jira allows you to accidentally set a username to: "" when creating a user, but throws the following NPE when you try to delete the user: {code} Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException Stack Trace: [hide] java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.user.DeleteUser.doValidation(DeleteUser.java:56) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.validate(ActionSupport.java:391) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:162) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:82) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:39) at webwork.interceptor.NestedInterceptorChain.proceed(NestedInterceptorChain.java:31) at webwork.interceptor.ChainedInterceptor.intercept(ChainedInterceptor.java:16) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:35) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:221) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:150) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.service(JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.java:153) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:722) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:305) {code} *Note:* When I tried to reproduce in 6.0.3, the stack trace wasn't produced and there were no errors in the logs but I got the "user does not exist, please select a user from the user browser" error in the screenshot.
    via by Taiwo Akindele [Atlassian],
    • java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.user.DeleteUser.doValidation(DeleteUser.java:56) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.validate(ActionSupport.java:391) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:162) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:82) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:39) at webwork.interceptor.NestedInterceptorChain.proceed(NestedInterceptorChain.java:31) at webwork.interceptor.ChainedInterceptor.intercept(ChainedInterceptor.java:16) at webwork.interceptor.DefaultInterceptorChain.proceed(DefaultInterceptorChain.java:35) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:221) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:150) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.service(JiraWebworkActionDispatcher.java:153) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:722) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:305)
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