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Submission + - Oracle Rushes Emergency Java Update to Patch McRAT Vulnerabilities (threatpost.com)

msm1267 writes: Oracle has once again released an emergency Java update to patch zero-day vulnerabilities in the browser plug-in, the fifth time it has updated the platform this year. Today’s update patches CVE-2013-1493 and CVE-2013-0809, the former was discovered last week being exploited in the wild for Java 6 update 41 through Java 7 update 15. The vulnerability allows for arbitrary memory execution in the Java virtual machine process; attackers exploiting the flaw were able to download the McRAT remote access Trojan.
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Oracle Rushes Emergency Java Update to Patch McRAT Vulnerabilities

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