Sun JRE Font Parsing Vulnerability

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Aug 16, 2007.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    thats why i uninstalled both Sun Java JRE and adobe reader from my pc. its two less vulnerabilities to worry about for me. its bad enough that i have to keep patching ms windows and office.
     
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    This looks worse than the Vundo/Virtumonde trojan that used a flaw in the early versions of Java 1.4 to inject the adware into a PC.

    Some websites were designed to run Java applets so if you needed to log into those websites, you had no choice but to install it (or else not use the system).:isay:
     
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    This is a good reason to keep JRE allways updated, because they reveal vulnerabilities in old versions as soon as the new one (patched one) is out. [​IMG]
     
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