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July 20, 2022

Java has regular patch and security updates that are co-ordinated across the community, they happen once per quarter. When these updates happen, there are fixes that include security issues, all of which are displayed on

The next quarterly release of the OpenJDK has been made available, as scheduled, for July 2022, impacting a number of OpenJDK releases.

All the fixes provided for each updated OpenJDK release are found here:

Some of the security issues addressed are important enough to get a CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures), which means it is included in a list of publicly available computer security flaws. When the term "CVE" is referred to, what is meant is a security flaw that's been assigned a CVE ID number.

These too, with their details, are listed on

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