Sun stamps on Java bug

Tuesday, 30 November 2004, 4:45 PM EST

Sun Microsystems claimed yesterday that its attempt to stamp on a recently discovered Java Virtual Machine (JVM) security bug has been successful.

Security experts warned that the potentially devastating flaw in the JVM Run Time Environment could leave millions of desktops open to attack.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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