Apple Releases Java Updates for Mac OS X

Apple Releases Java Updates for Mac OS X

Hot on the heels of other recent updates Apple has released updates for Java on Mac OS X Leopard 10.5  and Snow Leopard 10.6.  The updates improve compatibility, security, and reliability.

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 10:

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 10 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating J2SE 5.0 to 1.5.0_30, and updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_26 for 64-bit capable Intel-based Macs.

J2SE 1.4.2 is no longer being updated to fix bugs or security issues and remains disabled by default in this update.

Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4592 for more details about this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 for information about the security content of this update.

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 4:

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 4 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_24.

Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4439 for more details about this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 for information about the security content of this update.

Both updates are available immediately via Software Update on your Mac. If you prefer you can download the update for Leopard or Snow Leopard for manual installation on one or more systems.

  • Gavin Llewellyn

    Thunderbolt Firmware update also..

  • Connor Morrison

    Wish they updated it for Lion too.

  • KriponManeerattinaporn AppleDi

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