It's Chrome that has pulled support for NPAPI plugins https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676039
but yes I guess IBM need to work around Google's decision.
IBM have Fix Central where you can get all the patches. You will need to create an ID if you don't already have one http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/
** NOTE 1: The Java requirement for screenshare has been removed for supported browsers other than Chrome. Under this release, Chrome will still require Java for Screen sharing functions.
The Web app will recognize that Chrome users will require Java and use the Applet according
NOTE 2: Chrome warning about Sametime WebPlayer extension being disabled. Chrome's latest versions block NPAPI plugins of which Java is one. So additional configurations settings regarding Chrome may be required for any Java related function.