Oracle Patches 2 Java Holes–At Least 5 Remain

Posted by brideoflinux on Mar 7, 2013 3:48 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Chris Hall
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It would seem that Oracle is getting serious about addressing security issues in Java. Late Monday the company pushed Java 7 Update 17 that fixes two security holes that were already being exploited in the wild. The vulnerabilities addressed in Monday’s patch had been known since at least February 1 and were originally scheduled to be fixed in a scheduled security update in April, according to a security blog on the Oracle website:

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