We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.7, IcedTea6 1.8.4 and IcedTea6 1.9.4.

This update contains the following security updates:

The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 using Free Software build tools. It also includes the only Free Java plugin and Web Start implementation, and support for additional architectures over and above x86, x86_64 and SPARC via the Zero assembler port.

What’s New?

IcedTea6 1.7.7

IcedTea6 1.8.4

IcedTea6 1.9.4

The tarballs can be downloaded from:

SHA256 sums:

  • 4c35574df1214c2e2533b282d6045f79f61eb702d59cd4ac73eec973f4c51fb6 icedtea6-1.7.7.tar.gz
  • 0f89e920a829f3f1a6057065c85520b910504a0be1fbc94f8db2390242edc784 icedtea6-1.8.4.tar.gz
  • 2194b59d8c17ad6ff2fb495e10f9e6023993df5f8ce8a3739bf057f6562ef077 icedtea6-1.9.4.tar.gz

The following people helped with these releases:

We would also like to thank the bug reporters and testers!

To get started:

$ tar xzf icedtea6-.tar.gz
$ cd icedtea6-

Full build requirements and instructions are in INSTALL:

$ ./configure [--enable-zero --enable-pulse-java --enable-systemtap ...]
$ make

Happy hacking!