Posts Tagged ‘Java Update’

Oracle LogoOracle has released Java SE 7 Update 21: eliminating of 45 vulnerabilities, and support for ARM

Oracle (Oracle Corporation) has unveiled the planned corrective release Java SE 7 Update 21, which fixed 42 security problems, as well as a portion of the improvements introduced to increase security. In addition, despite the decision to end the public release updates Java SE 6, as this branch is still actively used, published release Java SE 6 Update 45 with elimination of 25 vulnerabilities.

19 vulnerabilities assigned the highest level of risk (CVSS Score 10.0), implying the possibility of going beyond an isolated virtual machine environment and the initiation of the code in the system when processing a specially decorated content. All of the vulnerabilities present in the JRE. (more…)

Java updateIn the new version of the February 2013 Critical Patch Update will include additional fixes.

Updates for Java, Oracle released on February 1 of this year, as it turned out, did not remove all the vulnerability. In this regard, on February 19 will be issued a new update, as previously planned.

Due to the discovery of exploits for vulnerabilities Java, updates were quickly released at unscheduled times. Expert Company, Eric Maurice has published a blog post: “Oracle plans to release the February version of critical updates to the original scheduled date.”

Since August 2012, when the first reports appeared that vulnerabilities in Java extensively used by malicious web-sites, Oracle is struggling to regain the trust of users. (more…)

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the Java component developers have released a revised package of amendments Java 7 Update 9, but many users are using outdated software, putting themselves at risk.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. (more…)