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Old 13th July 2007, 07:40 PM
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Java flaw poses widespread security threat

http://news.com.com/2100-1002_3-6196...-0-5&subj=news

This is reportedly platform-independent.

"This is as bad as it gets," said Chris Gatford, a security expert from penetration testing firm Pure Hacking.

"It's a pretty significant weakness, which will have a considerable impact if the exploit codes come to fruition quickly. It could affect a lot of organizations and users," Gatford told ZDNet Australia."
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Old 14th July 2007, 04:13 AM
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I wonder if this issue is why there's the new java JRE 6u2 on
http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

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Old 14th July 2007, 03:08 PM
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Great! And just when I have installed Solaris 10 with the JDS too!
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