Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 6 STIG for Windows 7

V1R7 2015-07-02       U_JRE6_WIN7_V1R7_Manual-xccdf.xml
V1R5 2014-10-05       U_JRE6Win7_V1R5_Manual-xccdf.xml
The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is a bundle developed and offered by Oracle Corporation which includes the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), class libraries, and other components necessary to run Java applications and applets. Certain default settings within the JRE pose a security risk so it is necessary to deploy system wide properties to ensure a higher degree of security when utilizing the JRE.
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Findings ID: JRE9999-J62K7 Rule ID: SV-75503r1_rule Severity: high CCI: CCI-000366


Java Runtime Environment (JRE) versions that are no longer supported by Oracle for security updates are not evaluated or updated for vulnerabilities leaving them open to potential attack. Organizations must transition to a supported Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version to ensure continued support.DCSQ-1


Oracle support for Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 for Windows 7 ended 2013 Feb. If Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 for Windows 7 is installed on a system, this is a finding.


Upgrade Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 for Windows 7 software to a supported version.