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I need java to run Crashplan, and currently have OpenJDK installed from the repositories. From what I gather, it may be susceptible to the same attacks that have been in the news so much recently. I'm hoping that by being in Linux rather than a Mac I'm safe for now, but I don't know much about this exploit. Is OpenJDK going to be updated to version 7?

Thu May 24, 2012 8:09 pm
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the main issue with java on macs is the slow update cycle that apple has for their software. i haven't seen a lot of info about whether this vulnerability effects other systems, but i would imagine that many of the java hacks might effect linux.

NOW, that said. linux has a much faster update cycle and openjdk isn't under the control of apple, so any vulnerability that may have existed should have been fixed, and an update released.

Thu May 24, 2012 8:31 pm
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