This issue has been fixed.
The was an issue in the Java security updates that Apple released for Mac OS X (as mentioned above). These updates install Java 1.6.0_51 and the exact build number looks like this (ending with M4508):
Java™ SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_51-b11-456-10M4508) You can check if you have installed the xM4508 versions by running any one of the following commands on the Terminal of your Mac OS X:
/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.6 -exec java -version
If you have previously installed the xM4508 versions of the Java updates you can upgrade to the fixed xM4509 version by manually installing the following update:
Mac OS 10.7.x and 10.8.x:
Mac OS 10.6.x:
Confirm that you have the updated Java version by executing any of the above two commands. The exact build number looks like this (ending with M4509):
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_51-b11-457-10M4509)
updates already (ending with M4508), you should receive this fix (ending with M4509) automatically through Software Update / App Store.
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