Java Version 8 Update 151 Released

Java version 8 update 151 has been released by Oracle.  This is the latest version available for users who run Java on their PCs.  Java is a programming language and computing platform.  It is also a software package that runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide.  There are lots of applications and websites that will not work properly unless you have Java installed.

 

Bug Fixes

The following table lists the bug fixes included in JDK 8u151 release:

# JBS component subcomponent Description
1
JDK-8179084
hotspot gc HotSpot VM fails to start when AggressiveHeap is set
2
JDK-8089283
javafx web Padding property of the select tag is incorrect in WebView
3
JDK-8132675
javafx web VBox.setVgrow and HBox.setHgrow corrupt following controls when window resized
5
JDK-8165909
javafx web JavaScript to Java String conversion is not correct
6
JDK-8170450
javafx web Crash while loading wordpress.com in HiDPI / Retina display
7
JDK-8172495
javafx web Ignore __cmake_systeminformation from web module build directory
8
JDK-8172836
javafx web WebView Debug build is broken
9
JDK-8176729
javafx web com.sun.webkit.dom.NodeImpl#SelfDisposer is not called
10
JDK-8178319
javafx web Build sqlite3 from source
11
JDK-8178360
javafx web Build and integrate ICU from source
12
JDK-8178440
javafx web Build libxml2 and libxslt from source
13
JDK-8179673
javafx web JVM Crash in WebPage.setBackgroundColor() during webpage navigation (Non Public API)
14
JDK-8180825
javafx web Javafx WebView fails to render pdf.js
15
JDK-8183292
javafx web Update to 604.1 version of WebKit
16
JDK-8184448
javafx web Crash while loading gif images with more frames
17
JDK-8185132
javafx web window.requestAnimationFrame API is not working
19
JDK-8029659
security‑libs java.security Keytool, print key algorithm of certificate or key entry
20
JDK-8154015
security‑libs java.security Apply algorithm constraints to timestamped code
21
JDK-8171319
security‑libs java.security keytool should print out warnings when reading or generating cert/cert req using weak algorithms
22
JDK-8177569
security‑libs java.security keytool should not warn if signature algorithm used in cacerts is weak
23
JDK-8157561
security‑libs javax.crypto Ship the unlimited policy files in JDK Updates
24
JDK-8167485
tools visualvm Integrate new version of Java VisualVM based on VisualVM 1.3.9 into JDK

Oracle Java SE Executive Summary




This Critical Patch Update contains 22 new security fixes for Oracle Java SE.  20 of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without requiring user credentials. 


 

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