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Java Applications in Linux Containers May Have Larger Thread Pools, Consume More CPU or Memory, or Throw OutOfMemoryErrors After Updating to JDKs 8u361, 11.0.17, 17.05, 18.0.2, 19, or Later (Doc ID 2942819.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2023

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 and later
Linux x86-64


This issue pertains to Java applications running in a Linux container that does not limit its CPU resources. 

Application performance issues may occur after updating the JDK as follows:

From any of the following versions:

To the following versions:

Where '+' means "or higher update/version"

Specifically, the following changes or performance issues may occur:



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