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Apple Releases Java for Mac OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion does not come with Java runtime so if you need to run Java applications then you need to download Java for OS X Lion which was released by Apple on Wednesday. Java for OS X Lion installs Java SE 6 version 1.6.0_26. OS X Lion does not provide a Java runtime by default. Direct download link: ...

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Java 1.6.0_26 Updates for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released Java updates for Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard. For Snow Leopard: Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5. Notes about the update: Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_26. Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this ...

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Updates: iTunes 10.2.1, Java and Printer Drivers

Apple has released iTunes 10.2.1 which provides support for iOS 4.3 features and some security updates. iOS 4.3 will be released March 11th. We compiled what we know about iOS 4.3 in this post. iTunes 10.2.1 features: • Sync with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 4.3. • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from iTunes libraries with Home ...

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Apple and Oracle announced Java for Mac Deal

Apple and Oracle announced a deal regarding the maintenance of Java on the Mac by introducing OpenJDK for the Mac. This addresses recent concern that Apple will not support Java in the next Mac OS. Here is the press release on Apple’s website: Oracle and Apple Announce OpenJDK Project for Mac OS X REDWOOD SHORES and CUPERTINO, California—November 12, 2010—Oracle ...

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New Java Security Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 important security updates for Java on Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_22. And Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating J2SE 5.0 ...

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Java Security Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple released a Java security update for both Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. For Snow Leopard the update delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_20. As for Leopard the update delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating J2SE 5.0 to 1.5.0_24, and updating Java SE 6 ...

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Java Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 updates for Java: Snow Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1) and Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6). Both update Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_17 and “delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability”. A security update is included in this patch. Fixing multiple Java vulnerabilities ( read more: Snow Leopard and ...

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Java vulnerability in Mac OS X fixed

Apple has finally addressed the Java vulnerability effecting Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5. For Leopard the update is called Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4 which is 158MB and for Tiger it is Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 9 and 81MB. Updates are available from Apple Software Update or downloaded directly.

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Java on Mac proof of concept exploit released

Landon Fuller, a security researcher, posted a proof of concept Mac OS X hack for a known Java security exploit to persuade Apple into fixing the exploit. From The Mac Observer: “This link will execute code on your system with your current user permissions,” Mr. Fuller published both a Web page that will exploit the vulnerability, and instructions for others ...

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Critical Mac OS X Java Vulnerabilities

A potential Java exploit has not been batched by Apple, six months after Sun released their own patch. The current workaround is to “disable Java applets in browsers and disable ‘Open safe files after downloading’ in Safari.” Read more about it at Macworld.

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