Oracle renumbers Java patch updates, confuses users even more

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by siljaline, May 16, 2013.

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  1. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    New numbering scheme necessary to take into account increase in zero-day patches
    http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/051613-oracle-renumbers-java-patch-updates-269832.html
     
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    Or..how about we not play the numbers game and just fix Java properly? I get the compatibility argument, but they've got a hell of a lot more issues to worry about. Java is basically a joke at this point.
     
  3. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Another reason not to run Java.
     
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    That's a pretty old article, but the point is still valid. Java has a bad habit of not removing itself properly.
     
  5. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    It is an older article but Java vulnerabilities stand as they did two or three years ago generally the same way. Something newer, Java the never ending saga.

     
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