Apple has issued an update to its officially supported release of Java for OS X. This update addresses security and compatibility bugs; however, it also takes additional steps to distance users from the Apple-supplied Java versions in favor of the latest ones developed by Oracle.
The update brings Apple's version of Java to 1.6.0_65, and is an update for OS X 10.7 or later. As with most updates for Java, this one addresses some known vulnerabilities in the runtime, and is a recommended update for anyone who uses Java.
In addition to bug fixes, Apple is … Read more