Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×
Java

+ - Oracle Rushes Emergency Java Update to Patch McRAT Vulnerabilities->

msm1267 writes: Oracle has once again released an emergency Java update to patch zero-day vulnerabilities in the browser plug-in, the fifth time it has updated the platform this year. Today’s update patches CVE-2013-1493 and CVE-2013-0809, the former was discovered last week being exploited in the wild for Java 6 update 41 through Java 7 update 15. The vulnerability allows for arbitrary memory execution in the Java virtual machine process; attackers exploiting the flaw were able to download the McRAT remote access Trojan.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Oracle Rushes Emergency Java Update to Patch McRAT Vulnerabilities

Comments Filter:

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts. -- Albert Einstein

Working...