Sunday, July 15, 2007


Dangerous Java flaw threatens virtually everything

‘Google’s Security team has discovered vulnerabilities in the Sun Java Runtime Environment that threatens the security of all platforms, browsers and even mobile devices.

“This is as bad as it gets,” said Chris Gatford, a security expert from penetration testing firm Pure Hacking.

“It’s a pretty significant weakness, which will have a considerable impact if the exploit codes come to fruition quickly. It could affect a lot of organizations and users,” Gatford told ZDNet Australia. [..]

According to Gatford, the bugs threaten pretty much every modern device.’

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