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U-019: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011

October 25, 2011 - 8:46am

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PROBLEM:

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011 .

PLATFORM:

Oracle All Applicable Version(s)

ABSTRACT:

October 2011 Critical Patch Update, security vulnerability fixes for proprietary components of Oracle Linux will be announced in Oracle Critical Patch Updates.

Reference LINKS:

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory
Oracle Risk Matrix
JC3-CIRC Tech Bulletin U-014
Oracle Patch Table

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

High

Discussion:

A Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities. Critical Patch Update patches are usually cumulative but each advisory describes only the security fixes added since the previous Critical Patch Update advisory.

Impact:

Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply CPU fixes as soon as possible. This Critical Patch Update contains 57 new security fixes across all product

Solution:

Oracle recommend that customers plan product upgrades to ensure that Critical Patch Update patches are up to date from this releases. Oracle Support

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