Large Oracle update to fix over 100 vulnerabilities

Summary:The company's quarterly update will address problems in "hundreds of Oracle products."

On Tuesday, Oracle will release a large set of security updates fixing 113 new security vulnerabilities across hundreds of versions of its products.

Among the major products patched are Oracle Database Server, Oracle Fusion Middleware (29 vulnerabilities), Oracle Hyperion (seven vulnerabilities), Oracle E-Business Suite (five vulnerabilities), Oracle PeopleSoft (five vulnerabilities), Oracle Siebel CRM (six vulnerabilities), Oracle MySQL Executive (ten vulnerabilities), Oracle Solaris and, of course, Oracle Java.

The update is a regularly scheduled quarterly update for Oracle.

As we had already reported, Oracle has announced that there will be  no more support for Java on Windows XP .

Many of the vulnerabilities are severe and can result in remote compromise of the system. Oracle also says that many of the vulnerabilities affect multiple products. It recommends that customers apply all the updates as soon as possible.

Topics: Security, Oracle


Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of sec... Full Bio

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