Linked by David Adams on Tue 12th Jul 2011 19:08 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Privacy, Security, Encryption ACROS Security has discovered a vulnerability in Sun Java, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading an executable file in an insecure manner when an out of memory condition occurs.
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RE: Nice
by AndrewZ on Tue 12th Jul 2011 20:46 UTC in reply to "Nice"
AndrewZ
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2005-11-15

The last Java update had patches for 29 vulnerabilities, 15 of which are highly severe. Java is very insecure, and is a big gateway for PC penetration.

http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2010/10/oracle_updates_java_to...

Edited 2011-07-12 20:49 UTC

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RE[2]: Nice
by ebasconp on Tue 12th Jul 2011 22:46 in reply to "RE: Nice"
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2006-05-09

Come on! Every large application releases a lot of security patches every time and that does not make them inherently insecure.

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