Oracle released an update (Java Version 7 Update 11) to fix the critical Java vulnerability that was discovered last week. If you are using the Java auto-update tool then you should receive a message asking to install the new version, otherwise please download and install the new update manually.
More information about the original vulnerability can be found in STEAM-CIRT Advisories: 2013011101 and 2013011102
http:// w w w .purdue.edu/securepurdue/news/2013/java-7-zero-day-vulnerability.cfm
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Posted by ITSP - Security on January 14, 2013, in Secure Purdue News.