Sun Releases Java Security Update

Sun Microsystems is urging users of its Java software (i.e., most computer users on the planet) to apply a security patch to fix a dangerous security vulnerability that exists in most versions of the program.

Many people may not even know they have Java on their systems. It may have come pre-installed (in which case your copy probably is really old), or you may have installed it because some interactive Web site said you needed it to properly view its content. To check, visit the "Add/Remove Programs" list in the Windows control panel and look for something called "J2SE Runtime Environment." Sun Releases Java Security Update - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 23rd January 2007 11:55PM