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by: VannBriggs333 January 28, 2013 9:56 PM PST

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by VannBriggs333 - 1/28/13 9:56 PM

I am curious about the state, of the most recent update to Java 7. Is it affecting other Applications or Programs, other than web browsers? Is it possible this vulnerability has the ability to translate to other Applications or Programs written in Java? It only popped into my thoughts, because I know many developers use Java, to write applications and programs.

This vulnerability is of great concern to me, because I recently completed a web development course in college. I also recently purchased a new laptop, which I use strictly for school, and I would hate to lose use of it due to something like that.

Other thoughts: Does anyone have an idea, of when this vulnerability might be fully fixed? It's annoying to keep Java disabled, when it is so widely used.

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