Posted by: David Harley | April 2, 2012

OSX/Flashback exploits CVE-2012-0507

F-Secure’s Brod reports that a new variant of OSX/Flashback includes exploit code for CVE-2012-0507, a Java exploit recently made use of by the Blackhole exploit kit. He also points out that while Oracle has released a Java update for Windows that addresses the problem, Apple has not yet done so for OS X.

However, he has previously given details of how to disable Java in Safari and OS X. Which might be a good idea even after Apple has updated, if you don’t need Java most of the time (which probably applies to most of us).

David Harley CITP FBCS CISSP  

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