Java plugin crashes with NullPointerException in Firefox and Chrome

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – Every time I go to a website that uses java, the plugin crashes.Running 'firefox -safe-mode' from the terminal, and going to http://java.com/en/download/installed.j … =jre&try=1 I get the following message in the terminal: java version "1.7.0_40" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.4.1) (ArchLinux build 7.u40_2.4.1-1-x86_64) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.0-b50, mixed mode) java.lang.NullPointerException at javax.swing.SwingUtilities.appContextGet(SwingUtilities.java:1857) at javax.swing.SwingUtilities.getSharedOwnerFram (HowTos)