Oracle Critical Patch Update October 16, 2018

[German]Oracle has released a number of critical updates for its products as of October 16, 2018. Here is an overview of these updates.


Oracle: Critical Patch Update October 2018

The Critical Patch Update from Oracle is not a single update, but a list of critical security updates. I got aware of the new release through @PhantomofMobile via Twitter.

The notifications can be found on this Oracle page – a list of previous Critical Patch Updates can be found here.

Updates for many Oracle products

Details of critical updates for each Oracle product can be found here. Oracle recommends that you install the updates as soon as possible.

Further fixes refer to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, versions,,,, to MySQL, to MICROS PC Workstation and more Oracle products.


Update for Java SE

For the Java Standard Edition (Java SE) updates for versions 6, 7, 8 and 11 have been provided. Here are the links to the relevant documents:

This critical patch update includes 12 new security fixes for Oracle Java SE.  Eleven (11) of these vulnerabilities can be remotely exploited without authentication – i.e. the vulnerabilities can be exploited over a network (Internet) without requiring user credentials. The English overview with the fixed vulnerabilities can be found here.

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