Flashback trojan exploits unpatched Java vulnerability
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News A new variant of the Flashback malware has emerged which is able to install itself on Macs when a user visits an specially crafted website. In an advisory, security specialist F-Secure says that the malware, designated OSX/Flashback.K, exploits a long-known Java SE 6 vulnerability (CVE-2012-0507). The vulnerability was fixed in the Windows versions of Java SE (6 Update 31 and 7 Update 3) back in February, but the current official Java update from Apple is based on Java SE 6 Update 29 and dates back to November.

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