New in release OpenJDK 8u292 (2021-04-20):

Live versions of these release notes can be found at:

Security fixes

  • JDK-8227467: Better class method invocations
  • JDK-8244473: Contextualize registration for JNDI
  • JDK-8244543: Enhanced handling of abstract classes
  • JDK-8249906, CVE-2021-2163: Enhance opening JARs
  • JDK-8250568, CVE-2021-2161: Less ambiguous processing
  • JDK-8253799: Make lists of normal filenames

Other significant changes

  • JDK-8236730: Weak Named Curves in TLS, CertPath, and Signed JAR Disabled by Default
  • JDK-8244286: Tools Warn If Weak Algorithms Are Used
  • JDK-8256490: Disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1
  • JDK-8242147: New System Properties to Configure the TLS Signature Schemes
  • JDK-8177368: Several incorporation steps are silently failing when an error should be reported
  • ATK accessibility bridge bindings removed

Full release notes can also be found in the NEWS file in the installed RPM.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2021-8b80ef64f1

This update has been submitted for testing by ahughes.

4 months ago

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

4 months ago

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

4 months ago

ahughes edited this update.

4 months ago

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

4 months ago

ahughes edited this update.

4 months ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

4 months ago

Works for me.

User Icon jerboaa provided feedback 4 months ago
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This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

4 months ago

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

4 months ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

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Type
security
Severity
high
Karma
1
Signed
Content Type
RPM
Test Gating
Settings
Unstable by Karma
-3
Stable by Karma
3
Stable by Time
7 days
Dates
submitted
4 months ago
in testing
4 months ago
in stable
4 months ago
modified
4 months ago

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