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From "Niall Martin" <niallandje...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: Rewrite AOO in JAVA
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:40:02 GMT
See e.g. http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/08/30/how-turn-off-java-browser/ and other pages
on 
that site. Bill Pitlovany of Win Patrol was also offering similar advice.


Best wishes


On 31 Aug 2012 at 16:47, Joost Andrae wrote:

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Date sent:      	Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:47:21 +0200
From:           	Joost Andrae <Joost.Andrae@gmx.de>
To:             	ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
Subject:        	Re: Rewrite AOO in JAVA

> Hi,
> 
> if you think so then take the time and have a look at eg. 
> http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search and compare current 
> vulnerabilities based on the programming languages used. You will see
> that vulnerabilities are found within applications written in almost
> all programming languages. Blaming only Java doesn't help to avoid
> bugs programmed by humans.
> 
> Am 31.08.2012 12:32, schrieb Niall Martin:
> > I would have thought the developers would be cautious on this one.
> > Many security experts seem to regard Java as dangerously buggy. 
> > Oracle has just had to release a security update in a hurry, though
> > some are complaining that their hurry is rather slow.  AOO depends
> > on Java for base, but it does not seem to use the latest version of
> > it.  Perhaps the panel would confirm this.
> >
> 
> btw. I've disabled Java within the browser on an interim basis but I'm
> still using it for some Java based applications installed on my
> system.
> 
> Kind regards, Joost
> 
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Niall Martin
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