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Security Update:Oracle Released Critical Patch Updates to Address 247 Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 13:59

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Oracle Software Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
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.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

Various Oracle Products

 

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?

 

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