Corrine Administrator, Microsoft MVP, Security Analyst Staff member Joined Feb 22, 2012 Posts 10,164 Location Upstate, NY Mar 4, 2013 #1 Although Oracle was planning to wait until April to update Java to address CVE-2013-1493, Java 7 Update 17 was released by Oracle today. Security Alert CVE-2013-1493 addresses two vulnerabilities affecting Java running in web browsers (CVE-2013-1493 and CVE-2013-0809). If Java is still installed on your computer, it is recommended that this update be applied as soon as possible due to the threat posed by a successful attack. Download: Java Version 7 Update 17 Verify your version: How do I test whether Java is working on my computer? Note: As always, watch for unnecessary pre-checked options included with the installation. To check your Java security settings, see the instructions at Another Out-of-Band Critical Java Security Update.