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AccessControlException with java 1.6.16 and later

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My application cannot launch help when running through Java WebStart and throws AccessControlException (java.util.PropertyPermission (user.home) read). I added allPermissions to user.home read in Tomcat's catalina.policy.xml file and changed the permissions of the help.jar to 777 and still didn't fix the issue. When I run java -jar myApp.jar, help loads fine. It also loads fine on earlier versions of Java. The Exception starts out similar to this:

Parsing failed for null
Exception caught while parsing nulljava.security.AccessControlException: accessDenied (java.util.PropertyPermission user.home read)
NullPointerException...(StackTrace)

The help.jar is also located in the JNLP file as a resource to be loaded.