Updating sun java
This issue affects these versions: Java Runtime Environment 6 update 1 Java Runtime Environment 5 update 11 Prior versions are also affected.Many web pages use Java applets for interactive content such as online games...Java Plug-in and next-generation Java Plug-in The new Java Plug-in is enabled by default. Bug Id 6862295 hotspot / jvmti / JDWP threadid changes during debugging session (leading to ignored breakpoints) ..." . Sun Java design problem in the updated Secunia OSI applet - "...However if there are issues running applets with the new Java Plug-in, the user can switch to the old Java plug-in without any manual manipulation of the windows registry and moving files..." (More detail available at the URL above.) FYI... 2, 2009 Release Notes - feature release does -not- contain any new fixes for security vulnerabilities to its previous release, Java SE 6 Update 11. Technical Description A previous version of the Secunia OSI is affected by a security related design problem in Sun Java, which Technical Solution Run the Secunia OSI**.
Sun Java SE Runtime Environment JRE 6 Update 13 released - 24, 2009 Release Notes - Alternatively, you may remove the trust relationship to the old Secunia certificate and / or manually enable the following Sun Java security settings: "Check publisher certificate for revocation" "Enable online certificate validation" Technical Background The problem in Sun Java, which affects the Secunia OSI and other signed applets, will be presented at a security conference on 16/10/2008.
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Will use the alternatives system to link the installation to java_home. Downloads and installs the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files. An addition to allow easy use - places a java profile in /etc/profile.d - this way JAVA_HOME and the PATH are set correctly for all system users.
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