The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2018 was released on 16 October 2018. 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 not listed in the "Supported Products and Components Affected" Section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied.
The Critical Patch Update Advisory is available at the following location:
It is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches.
The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are:
- 15 January 2019
- 16 April 2019
- 16 July 2019
- 15 October 2019
- Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (October 2018) (Doc ID 2445688.1)
- Oracle E-Business Suite Security Guide, Release 12.2 - Secure Configuration
- Secure Configuration Guide for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (Doc ID 403537.1)
- FAQ: Oracle E-Business Suite Security (Doc ID 2063486.1)