Oracle Security Alert

Number: AV18-131
Date:  14 August 2018


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recent security alert for Oracle.


Oracle has issued a security alert advisory that addresses a vulnerability in Oracle Database. A successful exploitation of that vulnerability can result in completed compromise of the Oracle Database and shell access to the underlying server.

Versions Affected:
- Oracle Database versions,, and 18

CVE Reference: CVE-2018-3110

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.   


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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