Java SE 7 Advanced and Java SE 7 Support (formerly known as Java for Business 7)

Release Notes


The Java SE 7 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Suite, Java SE Advanced, and Java SE Support customers, is based on the current Java SE 7 release.

For more information on installation and licensing of Java SE Suite and Java SE Advanced, visit Java SE Products Overview.

Find information about Java SE Support at Oracle Java SE Support.


Java SE 7 Advanced - Bundled Patch Release (BPR) - Bug Fixes and Updates

The following sections summarize changes made in all Java SE 7 Advanced BPR. Bug fixes and any other changes are listed below in date order, most current BPR first. Note that bug fixes in previous BPR are also included in the current BPR.

To determine the version of your JDK software, use the following command:

java -version


All our BPR releases are configured with Java Auto Update disabled as default unless otherwise mentioned.


Changes in Java SE 7u76 b36

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u76 b35) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u76 b35

 

Please note that Java Auto Update is enabled in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8033400
(Confidential)
deploy   DRS: Mechanism for system administrators to overrule the JRE version used to launch an applet
8044043
(Confidential)
deploy   Warn user of invalid elements and attributes in ruleset.xml
8072011
(Confidential)
deploy plugin Backport DRS 'force' feature
8067236 deploy plugin DRS with non-force version run rule can block when it should not.
8071897 deploy webstart JRE 8U25 and 8u31 b32 cannot launch Java Web Start with proxy pac but works fine for 7u67
8067846 core-libs java.net (sctp) InternalError when receiving SendFailedNotification
8067680 core-libs java.net (sctp) Possible race initializing native IDs
8062032
(Confidential)
deploy plugin Client certificate authentication issues with TLS 1.2 and browser keystore

Changes in Java SE 7u76 b34

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u76 b33) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u76 b33

 

Please note that Java Auto Update is enabled in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8031471 client-libs java.awt Test closed/java/awt/dnd/FileDialogDropTargetTest/FileDialogDropTargetTest.java fails on Solaris zones virtual hosts
8001579 security-libs java.security Cleanup warnings in security native code
8065082
(Confidential)
deploy plugin 7u72 https fails with CertificateException: Java couldn't trust Server
8044758
(Confidential)
deploy   plugin didn't use proxy to download files in javadl
8025332
(Confidential)
deploy plugin REGRESSION: AUTOVUE applet is not embedded in web page on jdk 8

Changes in Java SE 7u76 b32

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u72 b33) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8061648 deploy webstart JavaWS fails with proxy autoconfig due to missing "dnsResolve"

Changes in Java SE 7u76

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 76 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u72 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8050838 deploy   JRE Install Error in localized Windows 8.1 after join in AD domain
8048887 client-libs javax.swing SortingFocusTraversalPolicy throws IllegalArgumentException from the sort method
8054841 core-libs java.lang (process) ProcessBuilder leaks native memory

Changes in Java SE 7u72 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8052691
(Confidential)
deploy plugin Caller_allowable_codebase does not honor checkbox when starting with a "t"
8061643 deploy webstart JavaWS fails with proxy autoconfig due to missing "resolve" permission

Changes in Java SE 7u72 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u67 b34) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u72

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 72 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u67 b34

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8040617 client-libs 2d [macosx] Large JTable cell results in a OutOfMemoryException
8016545 client-libs java.beans java.beans.XMLEncoder.writeObject output is wrong
8041990 client-libs java.awt [macosx] Language specific keys does not work in applets when opened outside the browser
8031046 security-libs org.ietf.jgss:krb5 Native Windows ccache might still get unsupported ticket
8021804 security-libs java.security Certpath validation fails if validity period of root cert does not include validity period of intermediate cert
8056211
(Confidential)
client-libs java.awt api/java_awt/Event/InputMethodEvent/serial/index.html#Input[serial2002] failure

Changes in Java SE 7u67 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u65 b33) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u67

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 67 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u65 b33

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u60 b32) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8039396 core-libs java.io.serialization NPE when writing a class descriptor object to a custom ObjectOutputStream

Changes in Java SE 7u65

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 65 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u60 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8038000
(Confidential)
client-libs 2d java.awt.image.RasterFormatException: Incorrect scanline stride
7185456 core-libs java.lang.reflect (ann) Optimize Annotation handling in java/sun.reflect.* code for small number of annotationsC
7122142 core-libs java.lang (ann) Race condition between isAnnotationPresent and getAnnotations
8005232 core-libs java.lang (JEP-149) Class Instance size reduction
8028627 security-libs javax.crypto Unsynchronized code path from javax.crypto.Cipher to the WeakHashMap used by JceSecurity to store codebase mappings
8028192 security-libs javax.net.ssl Use of PKCS11-NSS provider in FIPS mode broken

Changes in Java SE 7u60 b32

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u55 b36) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8038621 deploy javafx Plugin doesn't work for javafx applets

Changes in Java SE 7u60

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 60 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u55 b35

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8012026 client-libs java.awt [macosx] Component.getMousePosition() does not work in an applet on MacOS
8032669 client-libs javax.swing Mouse release not being delivered to Swing component in 7u45

Changes in Java SE 7u55 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
6653795 hotspot compiler C2 intrinsic for Unsafe.getAddress performs pointer sign extension on 32-bit systems

Changes in Java SE 7u55 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8013611 client-libs javax.swing Modal dialog fails to obtain keyboard focus
8032781 deploy deployment_toolkit Run rule not working in case of html applet
8032206 deploy plugin Applet with jnlp.Packenabled=True And jnlp.versionEnabled=True Fails

Changes in Java SE 7u55 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u51 b34) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u55

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 55 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u51 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8029922 deploy webstart 32-bit only Java Web Start apps fail to run on 32- and 64-bit JRE configs

Changes in Java SE 7u51 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
7111452 deploy webstart A .jnlp file specifying several, large, elements cannot be launched

Changes in Java SE 7u55 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u45 b34) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u51

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 51 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u45 b34

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8028390 deploy plugin allow insecure properties in jnlp file when main application is covered by a DRS Run rule.

Changes in Java SE 7u45 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8025981 deploy plugin Multi-JREs/ Latest, secure jre 6 version can not be selected for launching specified jre 6 family version applet

Changes in Java SE 7u45 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8023310 client-libs java.beans Thread contention in the method Beans.IsDesignTime()

Changes in Java SE 7u45 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u40 b62) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u45

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 45 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u40 b62

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8020943 core-svc java.lang.management Memory leak when GCNotifier uses create_from_platform_dependent_str()

Changes in Java SE 7u40

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 40 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u25 b35

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8015640 deploy plugin REGRESSION: Security boxes appear 2 times with uppercase jnlp codebase

Changes in Java SE 7u25 b34

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8010437 hotspot compiler guarantee(this->is8bit(imm8)) failed: Short forward jump exceeds 8-bit offset

Changes in Java SE 7u25 b33

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u21 b31) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8014611 hotspot runtime reserve_and_align() assumptions are invalid on windows
6725714 hotspot gc par compact - add a table to speed up bitmap searches
6550588 client-lib java.awt java.awt.Desktop cannot open file with Windows UNC filename
8005019 client-lib javax.swing JTable passes row index instead of length when inserts selection interval

Changes in Java SE 7u25

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 25 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u21 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u17 b32) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
7146246 hotspot gc G1: expose some of the -XX flags that drive which old regions to collect during mixed GCs
7193157 hotspot gc G1: Make some develpflags available in product builds
8001424 hotspot gc G1: Rename certain G1-specific flags
8001425 hotspot gc G1: Change the default values for certain G1 specific flags
7162955 hotspot svc Attach api on Solaris, too many open files
6550588 client-lib java.awt java.awt.Desktop cannot open file with Windows UNC filename
8005019 client-lib javax.swing swing JTable passes row index instead of length when inserts selection interval

Changes in Java SE 7u21

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 21 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u17 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8007740 deploy deployment_toolkit webstart https offline mode failure

Changes in Java SE 7u17 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u15 b33) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u17

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 17 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u15

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 15 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u13

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 13 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u11 b32

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u10 b31) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u11

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 11 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u10 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u9 b32) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u10

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 10 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u9 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
7191616 deploy webstart javaws.exe crashes when starting jnlp file
7193219 client-lib java.awt JComboBox serialization fails in JDK 1.7

Changes in Java SE 7u9 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (7u7 b32) are included in this version.

Changes in Java SE 7u9

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 9 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u7 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
6957028 javawebstart other High lock time for com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.dv.DTDDVFactory.
getInstance()
7171399 java_deployment security Applet throws AccessControlException sporadically while
reading user.home

 


Changes in Java SE 7u7

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 7 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u6

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 6 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u5

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 5 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u4

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 4 Release Notes.

Version Name Changed

The following changes were made to the output of the command java -version to releases starting from 7u4 and BPR releases:

  • The string "rev" was removed from the version name of the BPR (for example, 1.7.0_04-b31).
  • The text "for Business" was removed from the output of the command.

In addition, the string "fb" was removed from the bundle name (the file name of the installer).


Changes in Java SE 7u3

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 3 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u2

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 2 Release Notes.


Changes in Java SE 7u1

For details, refer to Java SE 7 Update 1 Release Notes.


Java SE 7 Release Notes


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