|Finding ID||Version||Rule ID||IA Controls||Severity|
|Security updates are the standard method for addressing discovered vulnerabilities. The operating system platform the JRE is installed on must be supported for security updates or the OS becomes a threat vector that can negatively impact the JRE. Organizations must run the JRE on a supported OS version to ensure security updates are available and to mitigate threats to the JRE.|
|Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 STIG for Windows XP||2014-10-05|
|Check Text ( C-54999r3_chk )|
| Check the OS version to ensure it is supported by the vendor. |
Microsoft support for Windows XP ended April 8 2014. If the JRE is installed on an XP system, this is a finding.
|Fix Text (F-59237r1_fix)|
|Upgrade the operating system platform the JRE is installed on to a supported OS version.|