About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5
This document describes the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5.
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Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5
Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.6 and later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.6 and later
Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.6.0_24
Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.6.0_24, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to execute arbitrary code outside the Java sandbox. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted untrusted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user. These issues are addressed by updating to Java version 1.6.0_26. Further information is available via the Java website at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/releasenotes-136954.html