Java updates (2012-001) for Lion and Snow Leopard

Java

Apple has released Java updates for Mac OS X Lion 10.7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x. The highlight of this update address multiple vulnerabilities found in Java 1.6.0_29, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to execute arbitrary code outside the Java sandbox. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted untrusted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user.

The Java Update brings Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_31, improves compatibility, security and reliability.

Java for OS X Lion 2012-001 (66.9 MB)
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 7 (79.7 MB)

For detailed security update, please refer to HT5228 document.

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Posted by Antony at April 4, 2012 12:19 PM

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