Operating System:

[OSX]

Published:

30 August 2013

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2013.1178
                      OS X: Java Web plug-in blocked
                              30 August 2013

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Java Web plug-in
Publisher:         Apple
Operating System:  OS X
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5660

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APPLE-SA-2013-08-29-1 OS X: Java Web plug-in blocked

Due to multiple security issues in older versions, Apple has updated
the web plug-in blocking mechanism to disable all versions prior to:

Java 6 update 51
Java 7 update 25

More information on Apple-provided updates is available at
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5797

Information on blocked web plug-ins will be posted to:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5660

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key,
and details are available at:
https://www.apple.com/support/security/pgp/

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