What's wrong with my Java?

Hi all!
While doing a little maintenance under AppleJack, I've noticed for the umpteenth time that a lot (and I mean a lot, like, dozens) of permissions related to Java were repaired. There are literally tons of them, each time I repair permission, whether under a normal user session, in safe mode on with AppleJack in single user. Is there something wrong with SL's version of Java? Have some of you guys noticed the same thing? Is it dangerous?

Thanks for trying to help! I do have Onyx installed, but as far as I can remember, I haven't used it once since I installed SL: I installed it out of habit (proved handy on Tiger), but it's just gathering dust on its shelf as we speak...
As for the Terminal query you advised me to run, here's the result (sorry, it's pretty bulky, but I've noticed a difference in the first line between my entry and yours; check the letter after the dash, at the end of the first group of letters):
total 36708
drwxrwxr-t 31 root admin 1122 6 jan 19:17 .
drwxrwxr-t 31 root admin 1122 6 jan 19:17 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root admin 15364 11 jan 18:46 .DS_Store
drwx------ 3 root admin 102 13 nov 11:47 .Spotlight-V100
d-wx-wx-wt 2 root staff 68 13 nov 11:04 .Trashes
srwxrwxrwx 1 root admin 0 23 déc 18:31 .dbfseventsd
---------- 1 root admin 0 11 fév 2010 .file
drwx------ 13 root admin 442 14 jan 13:08 .fseventsd
-rw------- 1 root wheel 65536 13 nov 11:46 .hotfiles.btree
[email protected] 2 root wheel 68 18 mai 2009 .vol
drwxrwxr-x+ 86 root admin 2924 12 jan 07:47 Applications
[email protected] 15 root admin 510 13 nov 15:36 Developer
drwxrwxr-t+ 59 root admin 2006 18 déc 15:06 Library
[email protected] 2 root wheel 68 11 fév 2010 Network
drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 136 6 jan 19:48 System
drwxr-xr-x 5 root admin 170 22 déc 23:37 Users
[email protected] 3 root admin 102 14 jan 11:45 Volumes
[email protected] 39 root wheel 1326 6 jan 19:16 bin
[email protected] 2 root admin 68 11 fév 2010 cores
dr-xr-xr-x 3 root wheel 4082 14 jan 11:44 dev
[email protected] 1 root wheel 11 13 nov 11:19 etc -> private/etc
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 1 14 jan 11:45 home
[email protected] 1 root wheel 18693813 11 nov 03:15 mach_kernel
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 1 14 jan 11:45 net
[email protected] 6 root wheel 204 13 nov 11:37 private
[email protected] 67 root wheel 2278 6 jan 19:17 sbin
[email protected] 1 root wheel 11 13 nov 11:19 tmp -> private/tmp
[email protected] 14 root wheel 476 4 déc 20:22 usr
[email protected] 1 root wheel 11 13 nov 11:19 var -> private/var
So, what gives?

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