Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityIt turns out that 'soon' really can mean 'very soon indeed.' On Friday, an Oracle spokesperson said a Java update to fix a serious vulnerability that was being exploited would be available soon - it's here already.
Hi, I've been reading several stories this morning about a recently discovered security hole in the java web-plugin. Apparently OS X is pushing through updates to disable it and Microsoft recommends a similar course of action. It seems to be a fairly critical exploit.My question is, does this vulnerability affect users of openJDK/icedtea?