Oracle releases emergency Java security update

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Oracle has released an emergency security update for Java SE (CVE-2016-0636) running in desktop web browsers.

Advisory addresses an unspecified vulnerability(CVE-2016-0636) that can be remotely exploited without authentication, may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. To be successfully exploited, an unsuspecting user running an affected release in a browser will need to visit a malicious web page that leverages this vulnerability. Successful exploits can impact the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the user’s system.

Affected Products:
Oracle Java SE 7 Update 97, and 8 Update 73 and 74 for Windows, Solaris, Linux, and Mac OS X are affected.

Patch Availability Table

Product Group Risk Matrix Patch Availability and Installation Information
Oracle Java SE Oracle Java SE Risk Matrix

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