Update Java To Fix Security Vulnerabilities Java JRE, JDK and SDK

by Rohit Khurana on February 19, 2011


You might be knowing that when it comes to web based services or applications, then Java has a huge role to play and that is the reason that if any vulnerability is observed in JAVA JDK or JRE then it becomes a huge problem for all the internet users. You will be shocked to listen that Java JDK and JRE current version were equipped with 21 critical vulnerabilities and they have finally came up with a solution to them in JRE 6 Update 24 and corresponding releases of JDK and SDK. In this post we will be talking about the conditions of those vulnerabilities and to what extent they have cured.


Out of the above mentioned 21 vulnerabilities mentioned above, 19 of them can be accessed on a Local network and they even do not require any authentication, they lead to spoil your sensitive data and breach the security quite easily. 8 of them can be used to execute any arbitrary code on your system which can again extract any information from your system and then they can also change any permission on your system.


The fact which can trouble the Windows users is the permission with which the Java application works, they operate on the system with the administrative right so this simply means that is anyone can exploit the vulnerability in your JAVA JRE then he or she can do anything with your system, but this risk reduces one you use Linux on your system, provided you are not operating as a root on your system.

All these vulnerabilities have been reported to Oracle and they have suggested that all the users should update their Java SDK, JDK and JRE with the present update available and this should be done as quickly as possible, else you might lose something very important. We will keep you updated with any new changes found related to this news topic or any other topic which is related to it and anyhow if you get to know anything related to the news topics mentioned above then please do not hesitate to share it with us, just put it down in the comments section and if we found it genuine then we will be sharing that piece of information with all the other readers on your behalf, so keep searching something useful and then let us know about it. Till then keep reading and surfing.

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