Oracle have released a new version of Java to fix a critical vulnerability in Java 8.
Details of issue here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2016-0636-2949497.html. Hence, we need to rollout Java 8 to Update 77 to the W7 Service.
We have started rolling out this version of Java to ITS labs. This process will be completed by Friday 22rd April. On the following Monday, 25th April, this version will be rolled out to School Labs. The installation is silent.
Java 8 Update 8 is current being tested against Corporate Applications prior to deployment to the Staff Service. We will let you know details before this rollout begins.
If you have any queries regarding this, please contact the IT Service Desk on x222333 or IT.Services@lboro.ac.uk.