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Current Status:Atlassian Update – 21 December 2018 Dear Jira users, We’re glad to announce that this issue will be addressed in our upcoming 8.0 release. You can find more details about our 8.0 beta release here — https://community.developer.atlassian.com/t/beta-for-jira-8-0-is-up-for-grabs/25588 Looking forward to your feedback! Kind regards, Syed Masood Product Manager, Jira Server and Data Center
Current embedded JRE has some vulnerabilities which have been resolved in critical security update Java 220.127.116.11. Many larger companies which have a dedicated security team will ask their JIRA system admin to update the Java version to the new critical security update. Which forces the JIRA system admin to sway away from sticking to the embedded version.
Test and bundle with the latest Java 18.104.22.168 into the new update of JIRA.
If the customer is requested to update Java before a new JIRA release with the required java update comes out, they can update their Java versions manually by following these KB articles;