The Java SE 8u74 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Subscription customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u74 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 8u74 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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|6675699||hotspot||compiler||need comprehensive fix for unconstrained ConvI2L with narrowed typed|
|8130735||client-libs||javax.swing||javax.swing.TimerQueue: timer fires late when another timer starts|
|8038837||security-libs||java.security||Add support to jarsigner for specifying timestamp hash algorithm|
|deploy||plugin||pac file returns wrong proxy with IE only due to broken wildcarding|
|deploy||plugin||.pac file returns wrong proxy|
|deploy||webstart||NPE is introduced by 8133458|
Please note that fixes from the prior BPR (8u72 b31) are included in this version.
|8144963||deploy||webstart||Javaws checks jar files twice if JVM needs to be restarted|
|deploy||webstart||(JWS)LazyRootStore leak when calling getResourceAsStream on non-class resource|
|8142982||deploy||webstart||Race Condition can cause CacheEntry.getJarSigningData() to return null.|