Java 7 Update 7

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    People still install java? o_O
     
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    No choice. ALL business software where I work requires it...
     
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    There unfortunately many public and private online services that requires JAVA (some version 6, some can work with 7, etc). So, some users are obliged to have them installed. Java is not evil, you just need to know how to protect yourself :)
     
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    Yea, I hear you guys, I need it at work too. However at home, it hasn't been installed for years.
     
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    So is this a fix for the Zero-Day?
    The exploit supposedly works against a fully patched Windows 7 machine with Java 7 update 6 running.
     
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    You're welcome!
    Note: Corrected the above link with the right one... Sorry!
     
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    It will be good to see some confirmation that this fixes things. :cool:
     
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    Thanks, prius04...:thumb:
     
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    @c2d: You're quite welcome! :)

    @Page42: Perhaps this doesn't qualify as 100% confirmation, but I installed U7 and the web site, http://www.isjavaexploitable.com , returns "You appear to be running a version that isn't vulnerable to publicly disclosed exploits". That was the message I received with both Firefox (16 beta) and IE8 (XP SP3).
     
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    Does anyone have a direct download link to the offline version? This link -http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7/jre-7-windows-i586.exe takes me to -https://edelivery.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7u7-b10/jre-7u7-windows-i586.exe, but it keeps failing, saying that either cookies or javascript needs to allowed. They are allowed.

    -edit-

    Never mind. Got it from java.com
     
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    I thought it did, but apparently I was wrong. I get 'HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden', and Firefox says it can't find the file. The download manager also fails to get it, which makes sense due to the 'HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden' error.
     
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    Thanks, prius04. I made the changes on two of my machines. The other one doesn't even have Java. Thinking that may be the way to go. ;) :thumb:
     
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    Works for me.
     
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    I haven't used Java for the last 3 years but this is the link that I used to use to get the offline installer. I tried it yesterday for someone, its not bundled with nothing.

    http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

    Bo
     
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    Linux users who want the Oracle JRE can:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer

    And apt-get upgrade any time they want to patch. Got the patch earlier today.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up Prius.

    I just hate the updates of Java. Every single time the manual update puts the Java Deployment and Platform in Firefox's plugins. Every single time I have to remove the Java Deployment Toolkit. Next time it's back again. :argh: Sometimes I wonder if I really need this Java stuff.
     
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    I guess I better go get it.
     
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    Maybe some people like to live on the edge.
     
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    About a billion of them.
     
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