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 8u161/8u162
Java™ SE Development Kit 8, Update 161 Release Notes
Java™ SE Development Kit 8, Update 162 Release Notes
Java SE Runtime Environment 8 - Downloads
Java SE 9.0.1 (x64-bit only)
Java™ SE Development Kit 9.0.4 Release Notes
Java SE Runtime Environment 9 - Downloads
- 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