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Apple releases Java for OS X Lion Update 1, Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6

Lion and Snow Leopard users -- there's something waiting for you in Software Update this morning. Apple has released Update 1 for Java for OS X Lion, as well as Update 6 for Java for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

Apple says in the notes for Java for OS X Lion Update 1 that it provides "improved compatibility, security and reliability." The update is 62.53 MB is size, and Apple recommends shutting down all browsers and Java applications prior to installing the update.

The notes for Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6 are pretty much identical. The 10.6 update is a bit larger at 75.45 MB.

Both of the updates bump Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_29.