Oracle to release a Java update on Tuesday, June 18.

All indications are a big java update will be released on Tuesday, June 18.

Please see additional details at the following URL  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujun2013-1899847.html

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement – June 2013

Description

This Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement provides advance information about the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update for June 2013, which will be released on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.  While this Pre-Release Announcement is as accurate as possible at the time of publication, the information it contains may change before publication of the Critical Patch Update Advisory.

This Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE. This Critical Patch Update contains 40 new security vulnerability fixes. Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply Critical Patch Update fixes as soon as possible.

Vulnerabilities fixed by Critical Patch Updates are scored using the standard CVSS 2.0 scoring (see Oracle’s Use of CVSS Scoring). The highest CVSS 2.0 Base Score for vulnerabilities in this Critical Patch Update is 10.0.

Affected Products and Components

Security vulnerabilities addressed by this Critical Patch Update affect the following products:

Java SE
JDK and JRE 7 Update 21 and earlier
JDK and JRE 6 Update 45 and earlier
JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 45 and earlier
JavaFX 2.2.21 and earlier

 

Oracle Java SE Executive Summary

This Critical Patch Update contains 40 new security fixes for Oracle Java SE.  37 of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.

The highest CVSS Base Score of vulnerabilities affecting Oracle Java SE is 10.0.

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