Java SE 8 Update 301 available with various bug fixes and security improvements


Oracle just released Java SE 8 new update 301 that covers fixes for various bugs and security updates to client-libs, java.awt, javax.sound, javax.swing, gc, web, javafx, java.security, security-libs.

List of bug fixes: https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase/8u301-bugfixes.html

JDK 8u301 Update Release Notes

I got a prompt on my M1 Mac running macOS Big Sur - "Java 8 Update 301 build 09 is not available -- you have Java 8 Update 291 build 10. Would you like to download it now?

A new version of Java is available

Click on install Update - the download will start - it's about 87 MB package.

Downloading update

You will see the license details:

The terms under which this version of the software is licensed have changed.
Updated License Agreement
 
This version of the Java Runtime is licensed only for personal (non-commercial) desktop and laptop use.
Commercial use of this software requires a separate license from Oracle or from your software vendor.
Click install to accept the license agreement and install Java now or click Remove to uninstall it from your system.
 
No personal information is gathered as part of our install process
Java Updated License Terms
Install Java 8 Update 301


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