Java SE 8u74 Advanced and Java SE 8u74 Support

Release Notes


The Java SE 8u74 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Suite, Java SE Advanced, and Java SE Support customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u74 release.

For more information on installation and licensing of Java SE Suite and Java SE Advanced, visit Java SE Products Overview.

Find information about Java SE Support at Oracle Java SE Support.


Java SE 8u74 Advanced - Bundled Patch Release (BPR) - Bug Fixes and Updates

The following sections summarize changes made in all Java SE 8u74 Advanced BPR. 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.

To determine the version of your JDK software, use the following command:

java -version


Changes in Java SE 8u74 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
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
8146336
(Confidential)
deploy plugin pac file returns wrong proxy with IE only due to broken wildcarding
8144864
(Confidential)
deploy plugin .pac file returns wrong proxy
8145712
(Confidential)
deploy webstart NPE is introduced by 8133458

Changes in Java SE 8u74 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (8u72 b31) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8144963 deploy webstart Javaws checks jar files twice if JVM needs to be restarted
8140291
(Confidential)
deploy webstart (JWS)LazyRootStore leak when calling getResourceAsStream on non-class resource
8142982 deploy webstart Race Condition can cause CacheEntry.getJarSigningData() to return null.

Java SE 8u74 Release Notes


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