RELEASE NOTES: JDK 8u91

Notes generated: Mon Nov 08 19:21:30 CET 2021

JEPs

None.

RELEASE NOTES

security-libs/java.security

Issue Description
JDK-8145954

New certificates added to root CAs


Eight new root certificates have been added :

QuoVadis Root CA 1 G3 alias: quovadisrootca1g3 DN: CN=QuoVadis Root CA 1 G3, O=QuoVadis Limited, C=BM

QuoVadis Root CA 2 G3 alias: quovadisrootca2g3 DN: CN=QuoVadis Root CA 2 G3

QuoVadis Root CA 3 G3 alias: quovadisrootca3g3 DN: CN=QuoVadis Root CA 3 G3, O=QuoVadis Limited, C=BM

DigiCert Assured ID Root G2 alias: digicertassuredidg2 DN: CN=DigiCert Assured ID Root G2, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

DigiCert Assured ID Root G3 alias: digicertassuredidg3 DN: CN=DigiCert Assured ID Root G3, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

DigiCert Global Root G2 alias: digicertglobalrootg2 DN: CN=DigiCert Global Root G2, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

DigiCert Global Root G3 alias: digicertglobalrootg3 DN: CN=DigiCert Global Root G3, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

DigiCert Trusted Root G4 alias: digicerttrustedrootg4 DN: CN=DigiCert Trusted Root G4, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US


core-libs/java.util:i18n

Issue Description
JDK-8148446

IANA Data 2016a


JDK contains IANA time zone data version 2016a. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.


FIXED ISSUES

client-libs/2d

Priority Bug Summary
P4 JDK-8145078 [Parfait] JNI exception pending in fontpath.c:1300

core-libs/java.util:i18n

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8148446 (tz) Support tzdata2016a

core-svc/debugger

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8044419 [TEST_BUG]: com/sun/jdi/JdbReadTwiceTest.sh fails when run under root
P4 JDK-8074146 [TEST_BUG] jdb has succeded to read an unreadable file
P4 JDK-8036132 [TEST_BUG] Tab characters in test/com/sun/jdi files

deploy/plugin

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8148788 FF42 liveconnect problem

hotspot/compiler

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8073735 [TEST_BUG] compiler/loopopts/CountedLoopProblem.java got OOME

hotspot/gc

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8059661 [TEST_BUG] Test SoftReference and OOM behavior

hotspot/runtime

Priority Bug Summary
P3 JDK-8134161 JVM is creating too many GC helper threads on T7/M7 linux/sparc platform

install/auto_update

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8146391 Updating Java in MAC OS X 10.11 fails with color picker pop with the final dialog

javafx/build

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8146045 Update copyright header for files modified in 2015
P3 JDK-8147967 Cleanup whitespace and file permission
P4 JDK-8147951 Add a whitespace checking utility
P4 JDK-8147975 correct whitespace detection tool
P4 JDK-8148065 correct whitespace detection tool (again)

security-libs/java.security

Priority Bug Summary
P2 JDK-8145954 Add new DigiCert roots
P2 JDK-8145955 Add new QuoVadis roots
P4 JDK-8146967 [TEST_BUG] javax/security/auth/SubjectDomainCombiner/Optimize.java should use 4-args ProtectionDomain constructor