Java vulnerability: What you need to know Norton has been monitoring a vulnerability in Java that allows cybercriminals to lure Internet users to virus-infected websites. This vulnerability puts users at risk for malware attacks. Here’s what you need to know:
- All versions of Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier are affected.
- Norton recommends all Java users download and install the software update released by Oracle as soon as possible.
- Users may want to disable Java if it is not required.
- Norton security customers with the latest virus definitions are protected.