Shortly after admitting that its own techies got infected thanks to a Java hole, Apple has pushed out a Java update for the rest of us. Read More ..
Bit of a pity that the Fruity Ones didn't do this back at the beginning of February, when Oracle's emergency "pre-Patch-Tuesday" update came out to fix the hole that Apple is only now closing off.
Apple therefore bumps its Java distribution from 1.6.0_37 to 1.6.0_41, leapfrogging OS X 10.7 and 10.8 users past 1.6.0_39 entirely (the even numbers weren't used for official releases).
This re-aligns Apple's version with Oracle's own recent patch, which came out on 19 February 2013 as scheduled.