The Java SE 8u172 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Subscription customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u172 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 8u172 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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|8189161 (Confidential)||deploy||deployment_toolkit||JWS: Method required to clean up all running instances by jnlp.sis.sessionid|
|8189098 (Confidential)||deploy||webstart||JWS: Request for a method to limit the number of JVMs running on the client|
|8200359||core-libs||java.time||(tz) Upgrade time-zone data to tzdata2018d|
|8196491||xml||jax-ws||Newlines in JAXB string values of SOAP-requests are escaped to " "|
|8164480||hotspot||compiler||Crash with assert(handler_address == SharedRuntime::compute_compiled_exc_handler(..) failed: Must be the same|
|8194690||deploy||webstart||JRE bundled in App-V package will not start Java Web Start applications|
|8199304||deploy||webstart||javaws.exe failed to launch UTF-8 encoded JNLP file|
|8196011||javafx||web||Intermittent crash when using WebView from JFXPanel applications|
Please note that fixes from prior BPR (8u162 b37) are included in this version.
|8198794||hotspot||runtime||Hotspot crash on Cassandra 3.11.1 startup with libnuma 2.0.3|
|8197518||security-libs||org.ietf.jgss||Kerberos krb5 authentication: AuthList's put method leads to performance issue|
|8199406||hotspot||gc||Performance drop with Java JDK 1.8.0_162-b32|