Java for Mac OS X Changelog

New in version 2014-001

May 30th, 2014
  • Java for OS X 2014-001 includes installation improvements, and supersedes all previous versions of Java for OS X.

New in version 2013-005 (October 16th, 2013)

  • Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_65.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.

New in version 10.6 Update 17 (October 16th, 2013)

  • Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_65. This update enables per-website control of the Java plug-in within Safari 5.1.9 or later.

New in version 2013-004 (June 19th, 2013)

  • Java for OS X 2013-004 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_51.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.

New in version 10.6 Update 16 (June 19th, 2013)

  • Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 16 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_51. This update enables website-by-website control of the Java plug-in within Safari 5.1.9 or later.

New in version 2013-003 (April 17th, 2013)

  • Java for OS X 2013-003 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_45.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.

New in version 2013-002 (March 5th, 2013)

  • Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_43.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.

New in version 10.6 Update 14 (March 5th, 2013)

  • Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_43.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 9 or later, this update will configure web browsers to not automatically run Java applets. Java applets may be re-enabled by clicking the region labeled "Inactive plug-in" on a web page. If no applets have been run for an extended period of time, the Java web plug-in will deactivate.

New in version 2013-001 (February 20th, 2013)

  • Java for OS X 2013-001 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_41.
  • On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.