Oracle to patch 78 vulnerabilities
Oracle has announced that it plans to close a total of 78 security vulnerabilities as part of its upcoming patch day. The company says that its next Critical Patch Update, planned for Tuesday 19 July, will affect "hundreds of Oracle products".
Oracle gives vulnerabilities in Secure Backup, Fusion Middleware and the Sun Products Suite a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) score of 10.0, the highest possible level of severity.
In its pre-release announcement, the company says that users are advised to install the patches as soon as they become available because of "the threat posed by a successful attack". Executive Summaries of the vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory.
- Oracle Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement - July 2011, security advisory from Oracle.