0 Replies Latest reply on Jan 11, 2013 11:55 AM by psijmons

    Java security issue

    psijmons

      A security issue with Java was just posted;

      http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/625617

      http://www.macrumors.com/2013/01/11/apple-blocks-java-7-on-os-x-to-address-widespread-security-threat/

      which included the following comment:

       

      Apple has, however, apparently already moved quickly to address the issue, disabling the Java 7 plugin on Macs where it is already installed. Apple has achieved this by updating its "Xprotect.plist" blacklist to require a minimum of an as-yet unreleased 1.7.0_10-b19 version of Java 7. With the current publicly-available version of Java 7 being 1.7.0_10-b18, all systems running Java 7 are failing to pass the check initiated through the anti-malware system built into OS X.

       

      Will this affect FMSAT on Mac servers?