May 2, 2022
The full version string for this update release is 7u343-b02 (where "b" means "build"). The version number is 7u343.
The security baselines are unchanged from the release of JDK 7u341.
|JRE Family Version||JRE Security Baseline (Full Version String)|
Oracle recommends that the JDK is updated with each Critical Patch Update. 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 7u343) be used after the next critical patch update scheduled for July 19, 2022.
For systems unable to reach the Oracle Servers, a secondary mechanism expires this JRE (version 7u343) on 2022-08-19. After either condition is met (new release becoming available or expiration date reached), the JRE will provide additional warnings and reminders to users to update to the newer version. For more information, see 23.1.2 JRE Expiration Date in the Java Platform, Standard Edition Deployment Guide.
The Windows implementation of
java.io.File allows access to NTFS Alternate Data Streams (ADS) by default. Such streams have a structure like “filename:streamname”. A system property
jdk.io.File.enableADS has been added to control this behavior. To disable ADS support in
java.io.File, the system property
jdk.io.File.enableADS should be set to
false (case ignored). Stricter path checking however prevents the use of special devices such as
This release is based on the previous CPU and does not contain any additional security fixes.