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V-004: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2012

October 17, 2012 - 6:00am

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PROBLEM:

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2012

PLATFORM:

Oracle All Applicable Version(s)

ABSTRACT:

October 2012 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

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 109 new security fixes across all product

SOLUTION:

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

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