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Critical Patch Update for January 2011 Now Available

Steven Chan
Senior Director

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2011 was released on January 18, 2011. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.

The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes a list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities, 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.

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

The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are:

  • April 19, 2011
  • July 19, 2011
  • October 18, 2011
  • January 17, 2012

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Comments ( 6 )
  • Des Collins Wednesday, January 19, 2011

    Hi Steven,

    The EBS note (1271167.1) suggests that there is a database CPU for, but not for

    Looking at the DB note (1263374.1) there is an PSU patch (10248523).

    Do I infer from the missing in the EBS note that Oracle are suggesting we don not apply the DB PSU to our EBS databases?



  • Steven Chan Wednesday, January 19, 2011