Several new security flaws have been identified in Java, a commonly integrated software web browsers to enable them to run the applications of the same name. The exploitation of the most severe vulnerabilities could allow a malicious individual or viruses to run malicious code on the computer of the victim at the opening of a trapped webpage.
Oracle Java SE 8 Update 60 and earlier
Oracle Java SE 7 Update 85 and earlier
Oracle Java SE 6 Update 101 and earlier
Oracle Java SE Embedded 8 Update 51 and earlier
Oracle JavaFX 2.2.85 and earlier
Oracle JRockit R28.3.7 and earlier
The affected users should quickly install the new version of software via the publisher’s website, in order to secure their computer and prevent any hostile exploitation of these vulnerabilities by malicious individuals, viruses or other malicious programs. Users do not know if this software is enabled on their computers can use the same link to determine and install the new version.
NB: following a trade agreement between the companies Oracle and Yahoo, users are encouraged to set Yahoo as your home page and search engine in their browser at the same time that the new version of Java, via a précochée box. This configuration has no connection with the security update, also for these changes are applied, you must uncheck the checkbox précochée (red circle on the picture below) before clicking on the button “Next > “:
If you are interested in the site and the Yahoo search engine, it is recommended to read carefully the conditions of use in order to be informed of the features and counterparties.
After installing the new version of the Java software is complete, the installation wizard offers to uninstall or suite (s) previous (s) of the software, which are obsolete and therefore vulnerable. Please to press the “Uninstall>” button to keep only the most recent version:
-> Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – October 2015 (English)
-> FAQ: how to tell if this software is installed on my computer?
-> FAQ: how to determine the version number of your software
-> Free Subscription literally Secuser Security to be informed by email of new vulnerabilities