Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Java 6 users vulnerable to zero day flaw, security experts warn

29 Aug 2013   #1
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Java 6 users vulnerable to zero day flaw, security experts warn

Quote:
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The final fix for the out-of-date Java 6 platform was released by Oracle in April.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."
Read more at: Java 6 users vulnerable to zero day flaw, security experts warn | ZDNet


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

10 Sep 2013   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

So, another reason to patch....

Java Downloads for All Operating Systems,

Recommended Version 7 Update 40 (build 1.7.0_40-b43)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Better Idea, Do not install Java in the first place. Uninstall it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Java 6 users vulnerable to zero day flaw, security experts warn




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:19 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33