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Updates available for Java 7 JRE: July 2017 (v1.7.0_0151)

by Moderator on ‎07-31-2017 03:52 PM

The July 2017 update to the Java 7 JRE is now available to SAS customers.   SAS encourages customers who are using Java 7 with their SAS deployments to upgrade to this newest version of Java 7.


  • See SAS Note 56203 for details
  • Version information:  July 2017 JRE 1.7.0_151
  • Although Java 7 has reached the end of public support, SAS has contracted with Oracle to provide updates for SAS customers
  • Java 7 is required for SAS 9.4 Servers, and is installed as the SAS Private JRE.  The Java update can be applied independently of SAS 9.4 maintenance. 
  • Java 7 can be used for SAS 9.3M2 deployments.

For links to additional information about Java support for SAS, see the Security Bulletins site.


Issues addressed:

  • Oracle has released several security fixes for Java 7.
  • Some of the vulnerability assessments (CVE) are high.

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