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|30th August 2012, 08:35 AM||#4|
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Java has always been a security nightmare. I stopped installing the JRE on my PCs nearly 10 years ago because of it.
|30th August 2012, 09:38 AM||#6|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Threat: Java 1.7.x critical vulnerability with remote code execution
A new Java exploit allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted applet. User must visit a website with malicious code to successfully execute the attack.
The attack might result in an attacker gaining full access to the victim computer.
Java JRE 1.7.x running as an web browser applet.
Java 1.6 is not affected.
To check, which Java version is installed,
1. Click "Start"
2. Select "Run"
3. Type "cmd"
4. At the prompt, type "java -fullversion"
You might also go to the website How do I test whether Java is working on my computer? and click "Skip installation of the current version and test the currently installed version of Java".
The xxxx highly recommends to disable Java plugin in a web browser. Please, follow instructions on given website: How to disable Java on everything ? Computer Chips & Hardware Technology | Geek.com 8/ to disable Java in your web browser.
o US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#636312 - Oracle Java JRE 1.7 Expression.execute() and SunToolkit.getField() fail to restrict access to privileged code
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