Oracle releases critical Java patch

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Oracle has released a massive critical patch for Java

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It’s time to break the chain and uninstall this turd.

[QUOTE=rexroach;2705131]It’s time to break the chain and uninstall this turd.[/QUOTE]

And watch your system go into meltdown…yeah that’s really smart…why not just disconnect from the net then if that is the case??? One fails to notice that alot of features on java are used til it’s to late…All software needs updates so to single one out means you have a other issues that is unrelated to the program itself but the user not watching what they are clicking on and monitoring what dangerous sites they are going do to get malware instead.

Not a very helpful article…

You didn’t mention that it affects Oracle Java JDK and JRE, versions 5.0u51 and earlier, 6u60 and earlier, 7u40 and earlier (since that is the relevant product most people are using on their PC). IMHO this would sort of seem to be the critical detail for the story.

Oh joy, the morons at Mozilla have decided to mark all versions of Java as unsafe and stop them from running without the user clicking to activate it even though Java itself already prompts you whether you want to allow it. This is even for the latest / most up to date versions for which there are no known issues.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p463

[QUOTE=Stereodude;2705148]Oh joy, the morons at Mozilla have decided to mark all versions of Java as unsafe and stop them from running without the user clicking to activate it even though Java itself already prompts you whether you want to allow it. This is even for the latest / most up to date versions for which there are no known issues.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p463[/QUOTE]

And you think Windows O/S doesn’t have enough security flaws by itself and Apple O/S doesn’t have any flaws? More grabbing at straws again. It’s better that they at least address the flaws rather then deny til they turn blue in the face.

[QUOTE=coolcolors;2705186]And you think Windows O/S doesn’t have enough security flaws by itself and Apple O/S doesn’t have any flaws? More grabbing at straws again. It’s better that they at least address the flaws rather then deny til they turn blue in the face.[/QUOTE]
What the heck are you talking about? :confused:

IIRC, last year there was some fiddling in linux/ android with java as well. :stuck_out_tongue:
Think rxtx 2.2 cured this issue.

Java RT is mandatory in Windoze Vista/W7/W8 no matter what browser you use. [Not an all windoze user, so please correct me if’m wrong.]

With Mozilla Firefox (on windoze) java always has been a plug-in since at least v.3.x. In my opinion, this is not bad. You always have to have controll what’s installed in your box.

I had to do an uninstall/reboot/reinstall to get the latest Java to install correctly.

[QUOTE=Stereodude;2705206]What the heck are you talking about? :confused:[/QUOTE]

Try as one must to avoid the obvious…

Thank $deity this forum has an ignore list.

The best critical patch for Java - uninstall it, and never let the disgraceful security hole that is bundled with the crapware ask toolbar darken your system again.

The reputation of Java was dragged through the mud when a stream of exploits hit, and the fact that every update tries to foist the Ask toolbar on you adds insult to injury - do Oracle WANT Java to be taken seriously? - I can see why many did not want to trust Oracle with the stewardship of OpenOffice.

Of course, if you need Java, you need it, but it’s nowhere near as ubiquitous as Flash, in a large part due to the dispute between MS & Sun in the early stages, as in practice, Java is a serious programming language while Flash is just for games & multimedia.