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Java 6 users vulnerable to zero day flaw, security experts warn
A number of security experts warn that businesses which fail to update from Java 6 on their systems are vulnerable to attack.
The final fix for the out-of-date Java 6 platform was released by Oracle in April. The bug, CVE-2013-2463, is rated as "critical," and is described below:
"Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 21 and earlier, 6 Update 45 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 45 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D."
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