For detailed information on the updates, see Sun Alerts 269868, 269869, 269870, 270474, 270475, and 270476.
For English-lanugage operating systems, the download link is located at: Java SE Runtime Environment 6u17.
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Release Notes: Java SE 6 Update 17 Release Notes
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