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Oracle Patches 270 Vulnerabilities

Oracle has released the  first Critical Patch Update of 2017. Oracle is patching 270 different vulnerabilities. Oracle strongly recommends that organizations patch quickly.

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Oracle Critical Patch Update Released

The Critical Patch Update for October 2016 was released on October 18th, 2016. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.

If you are new to this process, please review Oracle’s Security Fixing Policies and the Critical Patch Update Advisory. After reviewing these resources, if you are unable to determine if you require a software update, or how to apply it, please contact Oracle Support.

The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes the list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities for each product suite, and links to other important documents. Supported products that are not listed in the “Affected Products and Components” section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied.

Also, it is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches, as this is where you can find important pertinent information.

Critical Patch Update Advisories are available at the following location:

Oracle Technology Network:

The Critical Patch Update Advisory for October 2016 is available at the following location:

Important information can also be found at:

Oracle’s Security Fixing Policies are available at the following location:

Oracle patches 136 Vulnerabilities

April patch release from Oracle is available and contains fixes for Oracle’s Database Server, E-Business Suite, Sun Products, MySQL, and Java SE, among other product families

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Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – July 2015

The Critical Patch Update released by Oracle on Tuesday contains 193 security fixes across several product families.

The update includes 25 security fixes for Oracle Java SE – 23 of the vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited without authentication.

All users of Oracle products should apply relevant patches.

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory

The Critical Patch Update released by Oracle includes 98 security fixes for a wide range of product families.

Systems running Oracle Products (Especially Java) need to ensure the latest updates are applied.

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Oracle releases first batch of fixes for 2015: 169 fixes

From Java browser plugins and MYSQL to Sun Systems Products Suite a host of these fixes patch remotely exploitable issues and patches should be applied.

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