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Application Reports “Invalid CEN header (invalid zip64 extra data field size)” After Upgrading to JDK 11.0.20 or 17.0.8 or 20.0.2 (Doc ID 2964305.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2023

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


An application reports the following error:


The error occurs after upgrading to JDK 11.0.20 or 17.0.8 or 20.0.2 due to the following change: has been updated to provide additional validation of ZIP64 extra fields when opening a ZIP file.

See the JDK release notes:



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