New in release OpenJDK 8u312 (2021-10-19):

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Security fixes

  • JDK-8130183, CVE-2021-35588: InnerClasses: VM permits wrong Throw ClassFormatError if InnerClasses attribute's inner_class_info_index is 0
  • JDK-8161016: Strange behavior of URLConnection with proxy
  • JDK-8163326, CVE-2021-35550: Update the default enabled cipher suites preference
  • JDK-8254967, CVE-2021-35565: spins on TLS session close
  • JDK-8263314: Enhance XML Dsig modes
  • JDK-8265167, CVE-2021-35556: Richer Text Editors
  • JDK-8265574: Improve handling of sheets
  • JDK-8265580, CVE-2021-35559: Enhanced style for RTF kit
  • JDK-8265776: Improve Stream handling for SSL
  • JDK-8266097, CVE-2021-35561: Better hashing support
  • JDK-8266103: Better specified spec values
  • JDK-8266109: More Resilient Classloading
  • JDK-8266115: More Manifest Jar Loading
  • JDK-8266137, CVE-2021-35564: Improve Keystore integrity
  • JDK-8266689, CVE-2021-35567: More Constrained Delegation
  • JDK-8267086: ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in
  • JDK-8267712: Better LDAP reference processing
  • JDK-8267729, CVE-2021-35578: Improve TLS client handshaking
  • JDK-8267735, CVE-2021-35586: Better BMP support
  • JDK-8268193: Improve requests of certificates
  • JDK-8268199: Correct certificate requests
  • JDK-8268506: More Manifest Digests
  • JDK-8269618, CVE-2021-35603: Better session identification
  • JDK-8269624: Enhance method selection support
  • JDK-8270398: Enhance canonicalization
  • JDK-8270404: Better canonicalization

Major Changes

  • JDK-8164200: Modified HttpURLConnection behavior when no suitable proxy is found
  • JDK-8219551: Updated the Default Enabled Cipher Suites Preference

FIPS Mode Changes

  • FIPS mode detection now takes place via a call to the NSS library
  • The SunPKCS11 provider in FIPS mode will now eagerly login to the NSS software token on initialisation
  • keytool in FIPS mode now supports importing plain private keys by the provider adding them to the NSS database. This can be disabled using -Dcom.redhat.fips.plainKeySupport=false.

Reboot Required
After installing this update it is required that you reboot your system to ensure the changes supplied by this update are applied properly.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2021-107c8c5063

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