Security Update:Oracle Released Critical Patch Updates to Address 247 Vulnerabilities
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Oracle Software Users
Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for October 2016 to address 247 vulnerabilities across multiple products.
Oracle continues to periodically receive reports of attempts to maliciously exploit vulnerabilities for which Oracle has already released fixes. In some instances, it has been reported that attackers have been successful because targeted customers had failed to apply available Oracle patches.
Advanced Users: For a complete description of the vulnerabilities and updates refer to Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016 at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html.
Various Oracle Products
- Refer to Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016 at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html for the complete list of affected products and versions.
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
- Oracle strongly recommends that customers remain on actively supported versions and apply Critical Patch Update fixes without delay.
- For updates refer to Refer to Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016 at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html.
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