Oracle Released Java 7 Update 11 To Fix Security Vulnerability
On Friday, we reported that Apple had used its anti-malware system in OS X in order to disable Java 7 browser plug-in over a security vulnerability that was widely exploited in the wild.
Apple's anti-malware tool is able to enforce minimum version numbers for such plug-ins as Flash and Java, and the company simply updated its blacklist to require that computers be running higher version of Java 7 than was publicly available.
Now Oracle has
Besides the fix for the vulnerability, Update 11 also introduces a change in the default security level, increasing it from "Medium" to "High". With the new setting users will be warned before the Java browser plug-in runs any unsigned applets or web start applications.
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