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Sun Microsystems has issued patches for several vulnerabilities in its Java Runtime Environment that leave users on Windows, Linux and Solaris wide open. By our count, there are 11 separate vulnerabilities plaguing versions 6, 5, 1.4 and 1.3 of the JRE, Sun said on its security blog. Miscreants could use the "highly critical" …

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David Byrne?

"This not my beautiful application - this is not my beautiful server!"

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And Macintosh?

Are they using a different JRE?

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Java Insecure! Quick, switch to .NET! And still only one Java Virus, too.

Nice to see El Reg continuing to bash firms besides Microsoft.

It's amazing that after eleven or so years of Java, we haven't seen a single Java virus outbreak, what with all of these vulnerabilities coming to light. There's just some concept virus that Sophos documented.

And of course, were this a .NET bugfix article, there'd be 30+ comments by now bashing Microsoft.

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