Oracle has released updates to check hackers exploiting vulnerability in Java
program to spread malware into computers.
The flaw was discovered by the Tavis Ormandy a researcher with Google who
informed the company but the response he got was that the issue will be
addressed in the next scheduled patch release in July.
Ormandy said that he tried to explain it to the company that the flaw can be
exploited to cause serious damage. He contacted the Java handlers inside
Oracle's Sun division but they did not attach priority to the vulnerability.