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Oracle Focuses on Java Security Fixes in June Patch Update

In a pre-release Announcement, Oracle said that its June Critical Patch Update (CPU), which will be released on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, will contain 17 new security fixes for security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE.

Oracle Critical Patch Update June 2011Security vulnerabilities addressed by this Critical Patch Update affect the following products and components:

In a pre-release Announcement, Oracle said that its June Critical Patch Update (CPU), which will be released on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, will contain 17 new security fixes for security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE.

Oracle Critical Patch Update June 2011Security vulnerabilities addressed by this Critical Patch Update affect the following products and components:

JDK and JRE 6 Update 25 and earlier for Windows, Solaris, and Linux

JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 29 and earlier for Windows, Solaris and Linux

SDK and JRE 1.4.2_31 and earlier for Windows, Solaris and Linux

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All of the 17 vulnerabilities being addresses may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.

Vulnerabilities fixed by Critical Patch Updates are scored using the standard CVSS 2.0 scoring (View Oracle’s Use of CVSS Scoring). The highest CVSS 2.0 Base Score for vulnerabilities in this Critical Patch Update is 10.0.

Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply Critical Patch Update fixes as soon as possible. Full pre-release announcement is available here.

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