RELEASE NOTES: JDK 8u51

Notes generated: Mon Nov 08 19:10:49 CET 2021

JEPs

None.

RELEASE NOTES

None.

FIXED ISSUES

client-libs/java.awt

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8071668 [macosx] Clipboard does not work with 3rd parties Clipboard Managers

core-libs

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8081775 [TEST_BUG] two lib/testlibrary tests are failing with "Error. failed to clean up files after test" with jtreg 4.1 b12
P4 JDK-8075446 jdk/test/Makefile references (to be removed) win32 directory in jtreg

core-libs/java.net

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8133196 HTTPS hostname invalid issue with InetAddress

core-libs/java.util:i18n

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8075667 (tz) Support tzdata2015b
P3 JDK-8077685 (tz) Support tzdata2015d

core-svc/javax.management

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8066952 [TEST_BUG] javax/management/monitor/CounterMonitorTest.java hangs

deploy

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8075602 Applet throws java.security AccessControlException in java console when playing it

deploy/plugin

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8134109 Applet2Manager.getMainDeploymentRuleSet ignores jar version.
P2 JDK-8076343 JNLP property apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar no longer treated as secure for Mac OS

deploy/webstart

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8078815 Launching of jnlp app fails with JNLPException

hotspot/compiler

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8080012 JVM times out with vdbench on SPARC M7-16
P4 JDK-8062591 SPARC PICL causes significantly longer startup times

hotspot/jvmti

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8035938 Memory leak in JvmtiEnv::GetConstantPool

infrastructure/build

Priority Bug Summary
P4 JDK-8068674 Increment minor version of HSx for 8u51 and initialize the build number
P4 JDK-8078529 Increment the build value to b02 for hs25.51 in 8u51-b10
P4 JDK-8081622 Increment the build value to b03 for hs25.51 in 8u51-b15

javafx/build

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8098134 Add new javafx.runtime.build property to javafx.properties file

security-libs/javax.crypto

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8064546 CipherInputStream throws BadPaddingException if stream is not fully read

security-libs/javax.crypto:pkcs11

Priority Bug Summary
P4 JDK-8078348 [TEST_BUG] sun/security/pkcs11/sslecc/ClientJSSEServerJSSE.java fails with BindException

security-libs/org.ietf.jgss

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8078439 SPNEGO auth fails if client proposes MS krb5 OID

xml/jaxb

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8073357 schema1.xsd has wrong content. Sequence of the enum values has been changed

xml/jaxp

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8076290 JCK test api/xsl/conf/string/string17 starts failing after JDK-8074297
P3 JDK-8073385 Bad error message on parsing illegal character in XML attribute
P3 JDK-8074297 substring in XSLT returns wrong character if string contains supplementary chars