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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Maven/Java 1.4.0 security issues
Date Sun, 06 Feb 2005 15:10:42 GMT
Two serious security issues have been discovered recently (SUN SDK
1.4.2_06) :


They are both ranked "highly critical".

A new version 1.4.2_07 has been released quite recently (27 january

It may be wise to switch to this new version, if your are using it (that
exclude IBMers)


Le dimanche 06 février 2005 à 05:28 -0600, Brennan Stehling a écrit :
> An interesting problem any Windows might have is the bad JAVA_HOME
> settings.  When I started to try Apache DS I suddenly got a ton of
> virus problems.  Today I am working on running many Maven compiles and
> now that I have Norton AntiVirus installed I am seeing it is blocking
> this Trojan virus.
> It seems j2sdk1.4.0_01 has a security bug in it and when I did install
> j2sdk1.4.2_04 the new JAVA_HOME and PATH settings were not changed
> from the older version.  As I compiled it may have been opening a
> security hole and letting stuff in.
> So you may want to check that your environment variables are set
> properly and also uninstall Java 1.4.0.

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