December 10th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting
Sun has released update 17 for Java SE JDK 6 and Java SE JRE 6 to address multiple vulnerabilities. The impacts of these vulnerabilities include arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, denial of service, and information disclosure.
DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the Java SE 6 Update 17 release notes and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.
Apple has released Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6 to address these vulnerabilities. Mac users are encouraged to review Apple articles HT3969 and HT3970 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.
December 3rd, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting
Sun has released updates for Java SE. These updates address multiple security issues in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Java SE Development Kit (JDK).
Note that the Sun security alerts corresponding to the specific vulnerabilities addressed in this update are not available at the time of this entry.
DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Java SE 6 Release Notes and apply any necessary updates.