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Oracle Java™ Critical Security Updates Released


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#1 OFFLINE   Corrine

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:46 AM

Oracle released the scheduled critical security updates for its Java SE Runtime Environment software.  The Critical Patch Update contains 14 new security fixes for Oracle Java SE.  Twelve (12) of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without requiring user credentials.  

Update

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.

Download Information

Java SE 8u171/ 8u172

    http://www.oracle.co...es-4308888.html
    http://www.oracle.co...es-4308893.html
    http://www.oracle.co...ds-2133155.html

Java SE 10.0.1  (x64-bit only)

    http://www.oracle.co...es-4308875.html
    http://www.oracle.co...ds-4417026.html

Notes:
  • 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

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