JDK 11.0.7 Release Notes

JDK 11 Update Release Notes

Java™ SE Development Kit 11.0.7 (JDK 11.0.7)

April 14, 2020

The full version string for this update release is 11.0.7+8 (where "+" means "build"). The version number is 11.0.7.

IANA Data 2019c

JDK 11.0.7 contains IANA time zone data version 2019c. 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 11.0.7 are specified in the following table:

JRE Family Version JRE Security Baseline (Full Version String)
11 11.0.7+8
8 1.8.0_251-b08
7 1.7.0_261-b07

Keeping the JDK up to Date

Oracle recommends that the JDK is updated with each Critical Patch Update (CPU). In order to determine if a release is the latest, the Security Baseline page can be used to determine which is the latest version for each release family.

Critical patch updates, which contain security vulnerability fixes, are announced one year in advance on Critical Patch Updates, Security Alerts and Bulletins. It is not recommended that this JDK (version 11.0.7) be used after the next critical patch update scheduled for July 14, 2020.

New Features


Support for MS Cryptography Next Generation (CNG)
The SunMSCAPI provider now supports reading private keys in Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) format. This means that RSA and EC keys in CNG format are loadable from Windows keystores, such as "Windows-MY". Signature algorithms related to EC (SHA1withECDSA, SHA256withECDSA, etc.) are also supported.

See JDK-8026953

Bug Fixes

This release also contains fixes for security vulnerabilities described in the Oracle Critical Patch Update. For a more complete list of the bug fixes included in this release, see the JDK 11.0.7 Bug Fixes page.