Attack exploits just-patched Mac security bug - Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/04/mac_windows_java_attack/

A proof of concept (POC) has been released that targets unpatched
Macintosh systems.

"If you haven't installed the latest security update for Mac OS X, now
would be a good time."

This is related to the security alert sent out yesterday [NET #1379]:

https://security.ias.edu/vulnerabilities-java-runtime-environment-may-al...

It is recommended that any system that has not patched to the latest
Java revision be patched as soon as possible.