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Is SHA-1 for TLS Being Disabled in the Upcoming Release of Java SE 6, 7 and 8? (Doc ID 2254324.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2018

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.


SHA-1 is now considered a weak cipher.  In recognition of this, Oracle will no longer allow the use of the SHA-1 algorithm for certificate chains.  Also, SHA-1 will no longer be the default choice of algorithm for timestamping of certificates.  These changes are coming, but when?


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