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2010-04-21, 14:12 #1
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Oracle releases Java patch earlier than expected
By Susan Bradley
If you thought your Java was fully brewed with last week's patch, guess again.
After two security researchers revealed a new vulnerability in Oracle's Java app, the company quickly sent out a surprise update.
The full text of this column is posted at WindowsSecrets.com/2010/04/22/06 (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).
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2010-04-22, 11:52 #2
This patch also brings back the browser toolbar dilemma. Although Java 6 Update 19 did not offer a toolbar, Update 20 tried to push a Yahoo toolbar onto my system. (See Figure 1.) Others have reported attempts to add the Bing toolbar — and over in the UK, no toolbar was offered at all.
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I've applied the latest Java patch from the Update tab of the Java applet in Control Panel, and have not seen any toolbar offer this time. I use Firefox as my default browser (I have IE8 also) on a Windows XP SP3 system that started out with HP OEM Win XP SP2. I'm in the DFW area in Texas.