Oracle released update 20 for Java SE JDK 6 and Java SE JRE 6. The update addresses the Alert for CVE-2010-0886 vulnerability. As described by Oracle, the vulnerabilities
". . . only affect Java when running in a 32-bit web browser. These vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., they may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. For a successful exploit, a user running an affected release in their browser will need to visit a malicious web page that exploits this vulnerability. Successful exploits can impact the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the user's system."
Download Update: Java SE Runtime Environment 6u20
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