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Posts Tagged ‘java updates’

in light of the zero-day Java exploits: JRE removal/install tool JavaRa from SingularLabs

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/17

Even though the JavaRa tool is Windows-only, it is a tremendous help scraping old vulnerable versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from your systems and keeping only the fixed versions.

Regular JRE installs from Oracle/Sun will keep the old-and-vulnerable JRE versions.

(note that it seems the recent JRE update did not actually fix the vulnerability, just the exploit, and that a new Java vulnerability might already be exploited. Be sure to keep a watch upcoming Java updates for these).

JavaRa

JavaRa is an effective way to deploy, update and remove the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Its most significant feature is the JRE Removal tool; which forcibly deletes files, directories and registry keys associated with the JRE. This can assist in repairing or removing Java when other methods fail.

JavaRa 2.1 (released 20130116) Read the rest of this entry »

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