Crash Dump Analysis Patterns (Part 166)

Runtime software exceptions (such as C++ exceptions) can be translated by custom exception handlers into other exceptions by changing exception data. This is different from nested exceptions where another exception is thrown. One example of such possible translation I recently encountered when looking at a raw stack data (!teb -> dps) having signs of hidden exceptions (multiple RaiseException calls) and also CLR execution residue (valid return addresses of clr module). In addition of final invalid handle exception and one hidden access violation there were many exception codes c0000027. Google search pointed to the article about skipped C++ destructors written by S. Senthil Kumar that prompted me to introduce the pattern Translated Exception.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ + -

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