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Apple Java security update for CVE-2013-0441

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) February 01, 2013 February 03, 2013 December 12, 2013

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 through Update 11, 6 through Update 38, 5.0 through Update 38, and 1.4.2_40 and earlier, and OpenJDK 6 and 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via vectors related to CORBA, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-1476 and CVE-2013-1475. NOTE: the previous information is from the February 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue allows remote attackers to bypass Java sandbox restrictions via certain methods that should not be serialized, aka "missing serialization restriction."

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References

Solution

Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.6.0.41

Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.6.0.41 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

Alternatively, Intel-based Macs running OS X 10.7.3 or later may download Java 7 directly from Oracle.

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