By Jaikumar Vijayan
July 13, 2010
Oracle Corp. released a set of 59 patches on Monday to fix security
vulnerabilities across its entire range of database, application and
The patches include fixes for three critical flaws affecting virtually
every supported version of the company's Database Server technology.
Today's patches were released as part of the company's scheduled
quarterly Critical Patch Updates, and included a total of 28 fixes for
critical, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.
Of the 59 patches announced today, 13 are for security problems in
Oracle's suite of database technologies. Three are critical because they
address particularly dangerous flaws in all Oracle database server
versions, said Josh Shaul, director of product management at Application
Security Inc., a New York-based security vendor.
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