Oracle Releases Out of Band Java Security Update

Since Oracle’s previous security updates made available in the third week of January, they have released further updates for Java versions 6,7 and 8.

These updates address 1 security issue (more formally known as a CVE (defined). Further highlights of this update are provided here. Moreover, Qualys references the type of vulnerability this update addresses namely a binary planting vulnerability.

A set of suggested practices for using Java on your computer are provided here. Please install the recommended update for your version of Java as soon as possible to protect against this newly disclosed security issue.

Thank you.

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