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"Yet another Java update! Get it while it's hot."
In calmer times, this update would have appeared on 19 February 2013.
Oracle's Critical Patch Updates for Java normally come out on the Tuesday closest to the 17th day in every fourth month. (Yes, I find that a little Byzantine, too.)
But Oracle brought its February 2013 Java patch forward, noting the "active exploitation 'in the wild' of one of the vulnerabilities affecting the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in desktop browsers":