Minecraft 1.8.4 Security Release

We have released a new version of Minecraft 1.8, called 1.8.4, which is now available for download in your launcher. This release fixes a few reported security issues, in addition to some other minor bug fixes & performance tweaks.

This version is fully compatible with all previous 1.8 versions, but it is still highly recommend to update to 1.8.4 as soon as possible.

Notable fixes:

  • [Bug MC-46771] - Pets follow spectator
  • [Bug MC-61758] - Vines no longer spread correctly in corners
  • [Bug MC-68642] - Certain characters cannot be typed on certain keyboard layouts (“AltGr” behaving like “Ctrl”)
  • [Bug MC-73504] - Nether portals place players in front of the portal
  • [Bug MC-78495] - Duplicating items
  • [Bug MC-79079] - Malicious clients can force a server to freeze
  • [Bug MC-79612] - Malicious clients can force a server to go out memory
  • [Bug MC-78020] - User (formerly known as olduser) has joined shows multiple times

Report bugs here:

Download server jar: