The updates made to the IBM® 64-bit Runtime Environment for z/TPF, Java™ Technology Edition, Version 8 address various product security vulnerabilities. For more information, see the security bulletin. The updates also include changes that take advantage of support for zlib 1.2.11, and hardware accelerated compression on APAR PJ45872. For more information about this prerequisite APAR, see the accompanying blog post.
Download and install the PJ45880_ibm-java-jre-8.0-5.40 package from the IBM 64-bit Runtime Environment for z/TPF, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 download page. This update, and associated changes made for APAR PJ45880, replaces the runtime environment provided with APAR PJ45753.
For more information about APAR PJ45880, see the APEDIT.