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Oracle Critical Patch Update October 2011

October 18, 2011

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The Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2011 was released on October 18th, 2011. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible. Please note that Sun products are included in this Critical Patch Update.

The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes the list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities for each product suite, and links to other important documents. Supported products that are not listed in the "Supported Products and Components Affected" section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied.

Also, it is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches, as this is where you can find important pertinent information.
Critical Patch Update Advisories are available at the following location:

Oracle Technology Network:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alerts-086861.html

The Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011 is available at the following location:

Oracle Technology Network:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2011-330135.html

The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are:

  • January 17, 2012
  • April 17, 2012
  • July 17,2012
  • October 16, 2012

Thank you,
Customer Support of Oracle Corporation

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