Researchers Found a Critical Flaw in the Latest Java Software

Researchers Found a Critical Flaw in the Latest Java SoftwareAccording to researchers, the recent versions of the Java software pose a big fault due to which it becomes easier for hackers to avoid the critical security measures in all of them.

All thanks to Security Exploration who discovered this flaw on time and announced it today on priority. Prior to this discovery, the same team even found a security hole in Java SE 7 also due to which hackers were allowed to have a complete control of PCs in their hands.

This is the worst exploit in last eight years that has affected Java SE 5, 6, and 7.

As written by Adam Gowdiak of Security Explorations claiming the hole puts, "The impact of this issue is critical-we were able to successfully exploit it and achieve a complete Java security sandbox bypass in the environment of Java SE 5, 6, and 7".

One billion users were at risk, and the team has tried and successfully save all of them.

As told by Gowdiak, they initially thought this computer flaw to be vulnerable on any machine with Java 5, 6, or 7 enabled and therefore restricted the testing to Windows 7 32-bit only but then later found it on a fully patched Windows 7 32-bit computer in Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari also.

Now they have successfully pulled off the exploit from all these systems.