Saturday, June 15, 2013

40 Fixes are on the way in June's Oracle Critical Patch

Oracle is planning to release a Critical Patch Update on Tuesday that affects multiple versions of Java, and it's another products. According to Oracle's security announcement, the patch addresses 40 different vulnerabilities. All update levels of Java SE 5, 6, and 7 are affected by the flaws, as are all versions of JavaFX. Of the 40 bugs, all but three are remotely exploitable over a network without the need for a username or password. Oracle ranks the severity of its flaws using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), and the top-ranked bug in this particular update rates a 10.0. <more>

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