LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Oracle has Released JRE/JDK 8U45 for Windows 15-APR-2015

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    ·     (April 15, 2015) Oracle has released JRE/JDK version 8U45 for Windows. Java SE 8u45 is the latest Patch Set Update, containing new features
    New Features and Changes

    Java Packager Tool Enhancements
    JDK 8u45 release contains the following enhancements to the Java Packager:

    Starting with JDK 8u45 release, the jar tool no longer allows the leading slash "/" and ".." (dot-dot) path component in zip entry file name when creating new and/or extracting from zip and jar file. If needed, the new command line option "-P" should be used explicitly to preserve the dot-dot and/or absolute path component.
    A jnlp application, with nested tags within a or tag, can throw an NPE. The issue is now fixed. The tag should be used only if the is actually used.
    Nashorn has known issues where it incorrectly compiles try/finally constructs.

    Please download the install packages manually from, then put them in the "patch" folder. Please visit the following page for more details:  


    New Vulnerabilities     

      ·       Vulnerability ID – JREJDKv8U45_Manual  


    Changed Vulnerabilities     

    ·      Vulnerability ID – JREJDKv8U40v2_Manual
    (Added the replacement information.) 


    New Patch Downloads     

      ·               jre-8u45-windows-i586.exe  

      ·               jdk-8u45-windows-i586.exe  

      ·               jre-8u45-windows-x64.exe  

      ·               jdk-8u45-windows-x64.exe  


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