Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2014

Number: AV14-057
Date: 16 July 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the following critical patch updates released for Oracle.

Assessment

Oracle has issued a Critical Patch Update (CPU) which addresses 113 new security fixes across multiple Oracle products and versions.

Products affected:

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators identify their affected assets and potential interdependencies with their organization’s critical services, and follow their patch management process accordingly. Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply CPU fixes as soon as possible.

References:

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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