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Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in Software |

They find new and serious vulnerability in Java

They find new and serious vulnerability in Java

This is not new, however, it is always advisable to alert users of the most serious flaws that are encountered in everyday tools. Because it is the first time they are discovered vulnerabilities in software, which serves as a complement to run applications that require their bookstores operating systems Windows, Linux and OS X.

So, this time we talk about a problem classified as “serious” by those who discovered it, as a would be able to bypass all security measures implemented in Java, and this case more important than security holes found previously in the software.

The situation already reported to Oracle and they have recognized the fault, although the fix only on October 16, which is when they were scheduled for launch in advance of a general update, probably including a to plug this hole. Meanwhile, the recommendation is to carefully navigate through websites using Java, while restricting the discharge of new programs that make use of it.

Link: Critical Java exploit found, puts at risk one billion computers (Neowin)

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