RELEASE NOTES: JDK 8u201

Notes generated: Mon Nov 08 19:47:36 CET 2021

JEPs

None.

RELEASE NOTES

security-libs/javax.net.ssl

Issue Description
JDK-8211883

Disabled TLS anon and NULL Cipher Suites


The TLS anon (anonymous) and NULL cipher suites have been added to the jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms security property and are now disabled by default.


FIXED ISSUES

core-libs/java.time

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8213085 (tz) Upgrade time-zone data to tzdata2018g
P3 JDK-8171049 Era.getDisplayName doesn't work with non-IsoChronology

core-libs/javax.naming

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8205330 InitialDirContext ctor sometimes throws NPE if the server has sent a disconnection

deploy/packager

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8157913 Launcher can not find path to libpackager.so

deploy/webstart

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8212793 Fix for JDK-8189783 fails

docs

Priority Bug Summary
P4 JDK-8147555 Document that % and " characters are not supported in keys and values of a property for Java Web Start

docs/guides

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8202770 The list of secure properties and secure vm args is out of date
P3 JDK-8161741 Typo within section "22.2.3 File Names"

install/install

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8189182 JDK8 RPM postinstall scriptlet assumes /usr/share/man/man1 exists

security-libs/java.security

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8159805 sun/security/tools/jarsigner/warnings/NoTimestampTest.java fails after JDK-8027781
P4 JDK-8027781 New jarsigner timestamp warning is grammatically incorrect

security-libs/javax.crypto

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8209862 CipherCore performance improvement

security-libs/javax.net.ssl

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8211883 Disable anon and NULL cipher suites
P3 JDK-8208263 Improve concurrency in closed test ResumeEndpointId.java