Package: sun-java6-jre
Version: 6.26-3
Severity: wishlist
Tags: security


Is there any luck of providing more recent version as Oracle is
distributing 6.29 (1.6.0_29)?

I read that the old Java might be used in breaking SSL in a
man-in-the-middle attack setting ( ), Chrome
insists that current version is outdated
and in Denmark electronic banking systems use Java applets over https for

Sorry for being vague, but it is very strange that it has not been updated
for quite a while now.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (50, 'unstable'), (1,
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=lt_LT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=lt_LT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages sun-java6-jre depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.40
ii  java-common            0.43
ii  locales                2.13-21
ii  sun-java6-bin          6.26-3

Versions of packages sun-java6-jre recommends:
ii  gsfonts-x11  0.22

Versions of packages sun-java6-jre suggests:
ii  sun-java6-fonts      6.26-3
ii  sun-java6-plugin     6.26-3
ii  ttf-arphic-uming     0.2.20080216.1-3
ii  ttf-kochi-gothic     20030809-13
ii  ttf-kochi-mincho     20030809-13
ii  ttf-sazanami-gothic  20040629-12
ii  ttf-sazanami-mincho  20040629-12
ii  ttf-unfonts          1.0.1-7
ii  ttf-unfonts-core     1.0.2-080608-5

-- debconf information:
  sun-java6-jre/stopthread: true
* shared/accepted-sun-dlj-v1-1: true
* shared/present-sun-dlj-v1-1:
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