RELEASE NOTES: JDK 8u66

Notes generated: Mon Nov 08 19:17:48 CET 2021

JEPs

None.

RELEASE NOTES

security-libs/org.ietf.jgss:krb5

Issue Description
JDK-8078495

Correction to end time checking for native TGT


The end times for native TGTs (ticket-granting tickets) are now compared with UTC time stamps.


FIXED ISSUES

client-libs/2d

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8130938 [solaris] Incomplete 8ux fix for 8071710: libfontmanager & t2k should link against headless awt on solaris
P3 JDK-8087201 OGL: rendering of lcd text is slow
P3 JDK-8132890 Text Overlapping on Dot Matrix Printers

client-libs/java.awt

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8037371 [macosx] Test closed/java/awt/dnd/ImageTransferTest/ImageTransferTest.html fails
P3 JDK-8131752 [Regression] Test java/awt/GraphicsDevice/CheckDisplayModes.java fails

client-libs/javax.accessibility

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8134453 JAWS crashes in WindowsAccessBridge.DLL on 32 bit 8u60 running on 32 bit Win 7

client-libs/javax.swing

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8134828 Scrollbar thumb disappears with Nimbus L&F

core-libs/jdk.nashorn

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8134403 Nashorn react.js benchmark performance regression

deploy/plugin

Priority Bug Summary
P1 JDK-8133523 _releaseObject called from wrong thread
P3 JDK-8079618 AccessControlException with deployment cache and RMI

deploy/webstart

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8141527 AddRemoveTest tests fail as second request to jnlp not getting to server, but resource requests going through fine

hotspot/jvmti

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-6904403 assert(f == k->has_finalizer(),"inconsistent has_finalizer") with debug VM

hotspot/runtime

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8048353 jstack -l crashes VM when a Java mirror for a primitive type is locked
P3 JDK-8072147 Preloading libjsig.dylib causes deadlock when signal() is called
P3 JDK-8076110 VM crash when class is redefined with Instrumentation.redefineClasses

infrastructure/build

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8072116 [Solaris] : Fix for 8071710 needs to be updated for build dependency checking.
P3 JDK-8131588 new hotspot build - hs25.66-b02
P3 JDK-8131628 new hotspot build - hs25.66-b03
P3 JDK-8131126 Set update release to 8u66 and keep default jprt release as 8u60 on jdk8u repos
P3 JDK-8130291 Update the Hotspot version numbers in Hotspot for JDK 8u66

install

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8133191 NVDA screen reader and JAWS can't read the "Look and Feel" Selections.

install/install

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8136492 IPS bundle build failed on S11.1
P3 JDK-8132845 8u60b25 installation fails on Windows XP

javafx/accessibility

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8132897 ComboBox hangs on Windows 10 when clicked while not in focus

javafx/graphics

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8088707 GUI is slowing down sporadically

javafx/web

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8090098 [WebView] getTimezoneOffset() of a ISO strings returns a wrong value
P3 JDK-8132149 [WebView] not reporting device scale factor to a web service
P3 JDK-8130749 WebView 8u60 Gmail display problems on HiDPI
P3 JDK-8130740 WebView does not render woff fonts

security-libs/javax.crypto

Priority Bug Summary
P5 JDK-8098854 Do cleanup in a proper order in sunmscapi code

security-libs/org.ietf.jgss:krb5

Priority Bug Summary
P4 JDK-8078495 End time checking for native TGT is wrong

xml/jaxp

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8131907 Numerous threads lock during XML processing while running Weblogic 12.1.3