Mozilla’s developers add to ‘black list’ add-on Java 7 Update 7

Posted: November 23, 2012 in IT Security News, Security Notices
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Java DangerLocked plugin contains unrepaired vulnerabilities that are actively exploited by hackers.

As representatives of Mozilla in a corporate blog ADD-ONS, in the “black list” of add-ons for the Firefox browser was introduced Pack Java 7 Update 7.

According to experts, the old version of this update rollup has unrepaired vulnerability CVE-2012-5076, which is actively exploited by hackers.

It is worth noting that to date, the exploitation of vulnerabilities in browsers and plug-ins Flash and Java has become a major source of malware. Users become victims of cybercrime, in many cases, because of their carelessness. For example, the Java component developers have released a revised package of amendments Java 7 Update 9, but many users are using outdated software, putting themselves at risk.

To prevent security incidents of Mozilla products are already blocked Update 6 and earlier additions Java. Now in the “black list” made ​​and package Java 7 Update 7.


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