Wednesday, May 18, 2016

updates Safari web plugin blocker to disable new Java vulnerability

has informed Care representatives and Retail that it has updated the Safari web browser’s built-in plugin blocker to disable older versions of ’s Java 6 and 7 software.In recent days, a new Java vulnerability was discovered. The latest issue isdescribedon the National Vulnerability Database:Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Java SE 7 Update 21 and rlier, 6 Update 45 and rlier, and 5.0 Update 45 and rlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D. NOTE: the previous information is from the June 2013 CPU. has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue allows remote attackers to bypass the Java sandbox via vectors related to “Incorrect attribute verifiion” in 2D.The issue could allow a to input malicious into a user’s web browser, and it has beenrated as a flawof “extreme importance.”To project Safari users, has blocked Java 6 versions below update 51, and Java 7 versions below update 25.

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