Critical Patch Update For Oracle Fusion Middleware - CPU July 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
  • Policies
  • Reporting Security Vulnerabilities 

On this page you will find the link to the

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2012

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 in

Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2012 Availability Document [ID 1455387.1]

  1. Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2 
  2. Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 1
  3. Oracle Application Server 10g Release 3
The #anchor links above should work in Firefox and IE provided you have already logged into My Oracle Support within the same browser session. For some reason, Chrome always takes you to the top of the document :-/

Tip:

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 11.1.1.5, 11.1.1.6 

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)

Comments:

I've tried to download the Critical Patch Update For Oracle Fusion Middleware - CPU July 2012 but every link I try gives me an error message, shown below:

"Failure of server APACHE bridge:
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
No backend server available for connection: timed out after 10 seconds or idempotent set to OFF. "

Please advise on how I can download the patch.
Regards,
Hoagy

Posted by guest on August 28, 2012 at 08:44 PM BST #

Hi Hoagy

It's not clear from your comment which patch number you are trying to download. I have tried the link to Patch 14003476 which takes me to the URL

https://updates.oracle.com/Orion/PatchDetails/process_form?patch_num=14003476

I choose, for example, Linux x86_64 and hit the "Download" button and the "Save As" box for the zip file appears fine, and the file downloads.

May be there was a temporary problem with the updates.oracle.com site when you tried the download. Try again, if you do not succeed log a Service Request via https://support.oracle.com and a support engineer will find a way for the patch to be made available to you.

Posted by Dan Mortimer on September 03, 2012 at 11:20 AM BST #

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