LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Java are being Exploited 30-AUG-2012

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    • (August 30, 2012) Zero-day attacks for vulnerabilities in the latest release of Java are currently being exploited. The next scheduled update for Java is currently scheduled for October. Some security experts are recommending that Java be disabled in the browser while others are recommending uninstalling the application. LANDesk will monitor this issue and is prepared to provide vulnerability definitions for the fix(es) as soon as they are available from Oracle. Below are links to additional information being reported on this issue.  

     

    From ComputerWorld:

    Java zero-day exploit goes mainstream, 100+ sites serve malware

     

    From PCWorld:

    Warning: Java Zero Day Flaw Under Attack

     

    From SecurityWeek:

    New Java Exploit Spotted in the Wild

     

     

     

     

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