By Daniel Mortimer-Oracle on Jul 18, 2012
If you have not noticed already, the latest Critical Patch Update has been released for Oracle Products. You should start your reading here
Critical Patch Updates, Security Alerts and Third Party Bulletin
This is the home page containing links to all the Critical Patch Updates released along with sections detailing
- Security Alerts
- Third Party Bulletin
- Public Vulnerabilities Fixed
- Reporting Security Vulnerabilities
On this page you will find the link to the
The advisory lists the support documents that cover the patch availability for all Oracle Products.
From a Oracle Fusion Middleware perspective, you can cut to the chase by using the links below which take you to the appropriate sections inPatch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2012 Availability Document [ID 1455387.1]
- Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2
Error Correction Support for Oracle Identity Management 10g, version 10.1.4.x ended in December 2011. For this reason, there is no section which is specific to this version. However, Error Correction Support remains in place, until end of this year, for the Oracle Identity Management 10.1.4.x components
- Single Sign On (SSO)
- Delegated Administration Services (OIDDAS)
provided you are using them as part of a Single Sign-On solution (OID 11g + SSO / OIDDAS 10.1.4.3) for a Portal / Forms / Reports and Discoverer 11.1.1.x architecture.
As such there are two security related patches available for SSO / OIDDAS 10.1.4 - one related to OC4J, released in January 2012, and another related to Oracle HTTP Server, released in October 2011. You may have applied these patches already .. but it is worthwhile double checking. You will find the patch numbers listed in the sections for 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
And finally, if you are hit any unexpected errors when applying the CPU patches, check out the known issues documented in these two support documents.
Critical Patch Update July 2012 Oracle Fusion Middleware Known Issues (Doc ID 1455408.1)
Critical Patch Update July 2012 Database Known Issues (Doc ID 1452634.1)