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Re: Java - JRE, SDK Java Web Start

Even Sun's own installer will not remove previous versions. Even when
the security hole was that you could explicitly request a previous
version at runtime.

No sir, I don't like it.


jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> How does everyone feel about java being installed by vendors in a propriety path i.e. program files\mysoftware\bin\jre\1.4.0\ and never patching it. 
> I ran an enterprise scan to looking for javaws.exe and found it in 175 unique paths. Should they be held accountable for the patching of java when they install it?
> I had one vendor who installed java 1.3 and 1.4, and when I ask them about it. There statement was “you don’t have the modules that require those versions you can just delete them”
> How does everyone patch Java that is not installed in its default location?