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+ - Java vulnerability could take 2 years to fix, despite Oracle's patch->

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An anonymous reader writes "After the Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT warned users to disable Java to stop hackers from taking control of users' machines, Oracle issued an emergency patch on Sunday. However, HD Moore, chief security officer of Rapid7, said it could take two years for Oracle to fix all the security flaws in the version of Java used to surf the web; that timeframe doesn't count any additional Java exploits discovered in the future.

"The safest thing to do at this point is just assume that Java is always going to be vulnerable," Moore said."

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Java vulnerability could take 2 years to fix, despite Oracle's patch

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