LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Java™ SE Development Kit 8, Update 40 (JDK 8u40) is Available for Windows 04-MAR-2015

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    ·    (March 4, 2015) Java SE 8 update 40 has been released by Oracle. Java SE 8u40 is the latest Patch Set Update, containing new features.
    JDK 8u40 release contains the following enhancements to the Java Packager:

    Command-line arguments can be passed to self-contained applications. Default arguments are defined when the package is created, which can be overridden by the user when the application is started. See Passing Arguments to a Self-Contained Application.
    File associations can be set up when a self-contained application is installed so that the operating system automatically runs the application for registered file extensions or MIME types. See Associating Files with a Self-Contained Application.
    Multiple entry points are supported for self-contained applications, which enables a suite of products to be bundled into the same application package. See Supporting Multiple Entry Points.

    Please visit the following page for more details:
    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/8u40-relnotes-2389089.html  
      

     

    New Vulnerabilities     

       ·       Vulnerability ID – JREJDKv8U40_Manual  

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities     

    ·       Vulnerability ID – JREJDKv8U31_Manual
    (Added the replacement information.) 
      

     

    New Patch Downloads     

    ·               jre-8u40-windows-i586.exe  

    ·               jdk-8u40-windows-i586.exe  

    ·               jre-8u40-windows-x64.exe  

    ·               jdk-8u40-windows-x64.exe  

     

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