OpenJDK 8u272 Security Update for Fedora 31

FEDORA-2020-febe36c3ac created by ahughes 3 years ago for Fedora 31

New in release OpenJDK 8u272 (2020-10-20):

Full versions of these release notes can be found at:

New features

  • JDK-8245468: Add TLSv1.3 implementation classes from 11.0.7

Security fixes

  • JDK-8233624: Enhance JNI linkage
  • JDK-8236196: Improve string pooling
  • JDK-8236862, CVE-2020-14779: Enhance support of Proxy class
  • JDK-8237990, CVE-2020-14781: Enhanced LDAP contexts
  • JDK-8237995, CVE-2020-14782: Enhance certificate processing
  • JDK-8240124: Better VM Interning
  • JDK-8241114, CVE-2020-14792: Better range handling
  • JDK-8242680, CVE-2020-14796: Improved URI Support
  • JDK-8242685, CVE-2020-14797: Better Path Validation
  • JDK-8242695, CVE-2020-14798: Enhanced buffer support
  • JDK-8243302: Advanced class supports
  • JDK-8244136, CVE-2020-14803: Improved Buffer supports
  • JDK-8244479: Further constrain certificates
  • JDK-8244955: Additional Fix for JDK-8240124
  • JDK-8245407: Enhance zoning of times
  • JDK-8245412: Better class definitions
  • JDK-8245417: Improve certificate chain handling
  • JDK-8248574: Improve jpeg processing
  • JDK-8249927: Specify limits of jdk.serialProxyInterfaceLimit
  • JDK-8253019: Enhanced JPEG decoding

JDK-8254177: US/Pacific-New Zone name removed as part of tzdata2020b

Following JDK's update to tzdata2020b, the long-obsolete files pacificnew and systemv have been removed. As a result, the "US/Pacific-New" zone name declared in the pacificnew data file is no longer available for use.

Information regarding the update can be viewed at

How to install

Updates may require up to 24 hours to propagate to mirrors. If the following command doesn't work, please retry later:

sudo dnf upgrade --refresh --advisory=FEDORA-2020-febe36c3ac

This update has been submitted for testing by ahughes.

3 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

3 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'waiting'.

3 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

3 years ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

3 years ago
User Icon jvanek commented & provided feedback 3 years ago

If you enfoerce 2020b tzdata, then works fine

This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

3 years ago

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

3 years ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

3 years ago

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