The Java SE 8u141 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Subscription customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u141 release. This release is also available for legacy Java SE Suite, Java SE Advanced, and Java SE Support and when directed by support to be used as part of another Oracle product.
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The following sections summarize changes made in all Java SE 8u141 BPRs. 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.
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Please note that fixes from prior BPR (8u131 b34) are included in this version.
JAR file validation changes
After upgrading to the JDK July CPU release (8u141/7u151/6u161), when executing Java Webstart applications, customers may encounter an exception like
“java.lang.SecurityException: digest missing for …” that prevents the application from loading.
The issue is observed in signed JAR files whose manifest contains package version information and does not have a trailing "/" in the name of the package (e.g.: Name: org/apache/xml/resolver). While we work towards resolving this issue, in the interim, users can work-around the issue as follows:
NOTE: We recommend use of this workaround only if the distributor of the JAR files can "re-sign" the JAR files.
NOTE: You must use the jar utility. Other jar creation tools might re-introduce the issue.
|8164410||deploy||plugin||JRE 6u121 causes applet to fail with: Reset deny session certificate store|
|8178536||hotspot||svc||OOM ERRORS + SERVICE-THREAD TAKES A PROCESSOR TO 100%|
|hotspot||compiler||Kitchensink fails: assert(nm->insts_contains(original_pc)) failed: original PC must be in nmethod/CompiledMethod|
|core-libs||java.net||Java 8u121 on Linux intermittently returns null for MAC address|