Oracle Patches 301 Vulnerabilities in October Update

[Oct 19, 2018]

Oracle’s final Critical Patch Update (CPU) for 2018 is now available, patching 301 vulnerabilities spread across Oracle’s product portfolio.

Of the 301 vulnerabilities, 49 are rated with a CVSS (Common Vulnerabilities Security Scoring) score of 9.0 or higher, with only a single issue garnering the top severity rating of 10.0.

Hackers could compromise a targeted system remotely, without any authentication process involved, by exploiting these vulnerabilities.

Cyber Security Tips:

  • Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply security fixes as soon as possible. For customers that have skipped one or more Critical Patch Updates and are concerned about products that do not have security fixes announced in this Critical Patch Update, please review previous Critical Patch Update advisories to determine appropriate actions.

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