Oracle Product Management have announced the release of Fusion MiddleWare (FMW) Proactive patches. The below listing are the Bundle Patches, Patch Set Updates, and Critical Patch Updates within this release for 19th January, 2016.
Bundle Patches :
Bundle patches are collections of controlled, well tested critical bug fixes for a specific product which may include security contents and occasionally minor enhancements. These are cumulative in nature meaning the latest bundle patch in a particular series includes the contents of the previous bundle patches released. A suite bundle patch is an aggregation of multiple product bundle patches that are part of a product suite.
Patch Set Updates:
Patch Set Updates (PSU) are collections of well controlled, well tested critical bug fixes for a specific product that have been proven in customer environments. PSUs may include security content but no enhancements are included. These are cumulative in nature meaning the latest PSU in a particular series includes the contents of the previous PSUs released.
Critical Patch Update:
The Critical Patch Update program is Oracle's quarterly release of security fixes.
Additional patches were released as part of Oracle's Critical Patch Update program for the following products and versions
For more information :
Note: Some of the bundles released are using the New Bundle Patch Version Numbering - refer to our previous Blog post "Patch Numbering for Oracle DB, Enterprise Manager and Middleware".