Apple Releases Security Update for Java on OS X

Last updated: Oct 29, 2013 11:38:13 AM

Original release date: October 16, 2013

Apple has released a security update for Java on Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 or later, OS X Lion Server v10.7 or later, and OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the current user.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple Support Article HT5982 and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.