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Java SE 6 Update 24

The full internal version number for this update release is 1.6.0_24-b07 (where "b" means "build"). The external version number is 6u24.

OlsonData 2010o

Java SE 6u24 contains Olson time zone data version 2010o. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software .

Security Baseline

Java SE 6u24 specifies the following security baselines for use with Java Plug-in technology:

JRE Family Version Java SE
Security Baseline
Java for Business
Security Baseline
6 1.6.0_24 1.6.0_24
5.0 1.5.0_22 1.5.0_28
1.4.2 1.4.2_19 1.4.2_30

On October 30, 2008, Java SE 1.4.2 reached its end of service life with the release of 1.4.2_19. Java SE 5.0 reached its end of service life on November 3, 2009, with the release of 5.0u22. Future revisions of Java SE 1.4.2 (1.4.2_20 and above) and Java SE 5.0 (5.0u23 and above) are available to Java for Business subscribers.

For more information about the security baseline, see Deploying Java Applets With Family JRE Versions in Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer .

Java DB

In Java SE 6u24, Java DB is upgraded to version See the Java DB release notes and Java DB release notes for security fixes, new features and incompatibilities.

Bug Fixes

This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities. For more information, please see Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update advisory.

Other Bug Fixes

Bug Id Category Sub-Category Description
7012320  java_plugin plugin JDK 6u22 crashes IE9
7014761  java_plugin plugin2 pogo games crashes AOL browser with 6u23