If Java is still installed on your computer, it is recommended that this update be applied as soon as possible due to the threat posed by a successful attack.
Java SE 8u171/ 8u172
Java SE 10.0.1 (x64-bit only)
- UNcheck any pre-checked toolbar and/or software options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional. Preferably, see the instructions below on how to handle "Unwanted Extras".
- Oracle does not plan to migrate desktops from Java 8 to Java 9 through the auto update feature. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you uninstall JRE 8 prior to updating.
- Verify your version: http://www.java.com/...ad/testjava.jsp. Note: The Java version verification page will only work if your browser has NPAPI support. In that case, to check the version, open a cmd window and enter the following (note the space following Java): java -version
Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts