Relating to this vendor:
And, this specific program:
Oracle Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x
|ashwinipn||Java CAT 4 threat|
|27th Mar, 2009 18:22|
User Since: 4th Dec, 2008
System Score: 84%
On 26 March, 2009, the 13th update of JRE 1.6.x/6.x release prompted Secunia PSI to pop the warning to remind me of applying solution (update). I tried updating through clicking onto "solution" within Secunia window as well as downloading from Sun's website, without success. I could download the .exe file from both the places, but execution stops in a couple of seconds and nothing happens. On Sun website.... when I check the version, it say that I have update 11 and need updating... I don't understand why it is not updating? Secondly, today, I saw another warning, this time for JRE 1.5.x/5.x and it does not do anything. Any help would be appreciated.
|wr||RE: Java CAT 4 threat|
|27th Mar, 2009 20:20|
User Since: 30th Mar 2008
System Score: 100%
|Unfortunately when updating a program the update(patch) doesn't always delete or overwrite the old files. This is a known issue with Java.
To locate the exact file that the Secunia PSI has detected, please follow these guidelines using the
* Click on the entry of the program to expand it.
* Click on Technical details to see the installation path of the detected file.
* Remember the installation path and close down the menu.
* Click Open Folder and locate the detected file.
You can then manually delete these remnants-reboot-rescan & hopefully all is well. There's also a free utility available that I've not personally used but have seen a lot of good comments about on this forum.
http://raproducts.org It supposedly removes all the old files for you.
Good luck & regards, wr
HP Pavilion Slimline s3020n
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Firefox 24.4.0 ESR
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|myersanna||RE: Java CAT 4 threat|
|28th Mar, 2009 21:17|
User Since: 27th Feb 2009
System Score: N/A
Last edited on 29th Mar, 2009 03:23
|I tried the javara download and while it claimed to have deleted all old files, it did not. So, I used the tech folder in Secunia for the path where these threats were located and then did a search for each of them on the C drive. After considerable time, I finally got rid of all of the "insecure" and "end of life" issues.|
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