You must be root to perform this procedure.
You can use the Java ES installer to upgrade the shared components only on Solaris and Linux .
Start the Java ES installer.
After the Welcome and License Agreement pages are displayed, the component selection page displays. (When installed components are detected that can be directly upgraded by the Java ES installer, they are shown with a status of “upgradable.”)
Select the All Shared Components check box in the component selection page.
Confirm your choice.
All shared components will be upgraded.
Finish installing the shared components using the Java ES installer.