Java SE 7 Update 7 Released

Java SE 7 update 7 is now available for download.This release fixes latest Java vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild right now.

This Security Alert addresses security issues CVE-2012-4681 (US-CERT Alert TA12-240A) and two other vulnerabilities affecting Java running in web browsers on desktops.
These vulnerabilities are not applicable to Java running on servers or standalone Java desktop applications and Oracle server-based software.

These vulnerabilities may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. To be successfully exploited, an unsuspecting user running an affected release in a browser will need to visit a malicious web page that leverages this vulnerability. Successful exploits can impact the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the user’s system.

security-in-depth fix in the AWT subcomponent of the Java Runtime Environment.

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