Today, the company released an emergency patch which they assure mitigates the vulnerabilities with security alert CVE-2013-0422 and CVE-2012-3174. The update also changes the default security setting for Java to “High”, which means that from now on, users will need to acknowledge any Java applets before they can run in the computer. Oracle also recommends to apply the update as soon as possible, since it does not take a lot skills for someone to create something that could put your system at risk. Following The Verge report, Adam Godwiak, responsible for finding the vulnerability, told Reuters that the patch released isn’t enough for users to be one-hundred percent safe, “We don’t dare to tell users that it’s safe to enable Java again.” Which simply means that until there is no doubt the situation is clearly fixed, the best solution is just to have Java disabled.  Download the path here and get more details about the vulnerability here. Source Oracle via The Verge All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.