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Oracle Releases Emergency Java Update for February

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect:  Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 Update 11 and earlier, on all platforms How an attacker exploits them: Multiple vectors of attack, including luring your users to a malicious web page containing specially crafted Java Impact:  In the worst case, an attacker can gain complete control of your computer What to do: Install JRE and JDK 7 Update 13 Exposure: Java is a programming language (first implemented by Sun Microsystems) used most often to enhance web pages. Today, many operating systems (OS) implement a Java interpreter to recognize and process Java code from websites and other sources, although some operating systems are beginning to depreciate their Java support for security reasons.

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Oracle Releases Emergency Java Update for February
February 4, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts