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Ubuntu 12.10 Receives a Fix for OpenJDK 7 Exploits

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http://news.softpedia.com – On March 7, in a security notice Canonical published details about OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating systems. According to Canonical, OpenJDK could be made to crash or run programs as you login if it opened a specially crafted file. USN-1755-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenJDK 6. This update provides the corresponding updates for OpenJDK 7. It was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly validate certain types of im... (read more) (IT news)