Update Release Notes

Java™ SE Development Kit 6, Update 43 (JDK 6u43)

The full version string for this update release is 1.6.0_43-b01 (where "b" means "build") and the version number is 6u43.

Olson Data 2012i

JDK 6u43 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 6u43 are specified in the following table:

JRE Family Version JRE Security Baseline (Full Version String)
6 1.6.0_43
5.0 1.5.0_41

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

New Certified System Configuration

For JDK 6u43 release, the following system configuration has been certified:

  • Windows Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

For more information, refer to Oracle Certified System Configurations page.

JDK 6 Support

This release is the last of publicly available JDK 6 Updates. Oracle recommends that users migrate to JDK 7 in order to continue receiving public updates and security enhancements. All JDK 6 releases up to and including 6u43 will be moved to Java Archive, where they will remain available but will not receive updates.

Bug Fixes

This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities. For more information, see Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2013-1493.