About the security content of Java for OS X 2013-003 and Mac OS X v10.6 Update 15
This document describes the security content of Java for OS X 2013-003 and Mac OS X v10.6 Update 15.
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Java for OS X 2013-003 and Mac OS X v10.6 Update 15
Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 or later, OS X Lion Server v10.7 or later, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or later
Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.6.0_43
Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Java 1.6.0_43, 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 were addressed by updating to Java version 1.6.0_45. Further information is available via the Java website at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/releasenotes-136954.html