New Java zero-day could affect Macs

September 27, 2012, 14:45 PM

http://www.tuaw.com/2012/09/27/new-java-zero-day-c...

First the bad news: a rather serious zero-day exploit has been discovered in all currently-supported versions of Java. And yes, this sort of exploit can be used to hijack a machine. Now the good news: Apple stopped bundling Java back in 10.6, and this exploit is a proof-of-concept and has been submitted to Oracle, who should be working on a fix as we speak.

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