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Java™ SE Development Kit 6, Update 38 (JDK 6u38)

The full version string for this update release is 1.6.0_38-b05 (where "b" means "build") and the version number is 6u38.

Olson Data 2012i

JDK 6u38 contains Olson time zone data version 2012i. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.

Security Baselines

The security baselines for the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) at the time of the release of JDK 6u38 are specified in the following table:

JRE Family Version JRE Security Baseline
(Full Version String)
6 1.6.0_37
5.0 1.5.0_38
1.4.2 1.4.2_40

For more information about security baselines, see Deploying Java Applets With Family JRE Versions in Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Bug Fixes

For a list of bug fixes included in this release, see JDK 6u38 Bug Fixes page.