Oracle has released an update fixing the vulnerability. The article I
read about it in is:

http://thenextweb.com/apps/2013/01/14/oracle-ships-java-7-update-11-with-vulnerability-fixes-increased-security-level-for-java-applets/

and the update can be downloaded here:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html

James

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On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Tim Pellett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Here is the article on that...
>
> http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA13-010A.html
>
> Tim
>
> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Janet Wilson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> We just became aware of an advisory issued by the Department of Homeland
>> Security advising people to temporarily disable Java software on their
>> computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.
>>
>>
>>
>> Just thought other libraries might want to check into it.  (Our tech guy
>> told us to go ahead and disable ours.)
>>
>>
>>
>> Janet Wilson
>>
>> Rangeley Public Library
>>
>
>
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