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18 Jan 2017
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Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2017 [59867]
By Robert Farrington

Robert blogs, "The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2017 was released on January 17, 2017. 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 that are not listed in the 'Supported Products and Components Affected' Section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied..."
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23 Dec 2016
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New Oracle ORAchk and EXAchk Versions Released! [59168]
By Desiree Terrell, December 23rd, 2016

Desiree writes, "New features include:

  • Extended Cloud support including Big Data Cloud Services
  • Enhanced Elastic Stack integration
  • Collection Manager health score filtering
  • Oracle Platinum Services support for Oracle Auto Service Request on qualified Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) fault events
  • Support for Exadata Sparc Linux platform

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19 Dec 2016
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MONDAY SPOTLIGHT: Patching User Space with Oracle Ksplice [59165]
By Robert Chase, December 19th, 2016

Robert blogs, "Oracle Ksplice is a powerful tool that allows administrators to increase the speed of deployment of critical patches and helps eliminate downtime.

The Ksplice enhanced client extends the ability of Ksplice to enable in-memory patching of critical user space libraries in Oracle Linux. The ability to patch these libraries in-memory without rebooting not only increases system security but also reduces costly system downtime. Recent exploits such as Heartbleed can be patched automatically without administrator intervention, maintenance windows or downtime..."
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19 Dec 2016
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New Oracle JavaScript Extension Toolkit (JET) Articles [59167]
By Chris Muir, December 19th, 2016

Chris blogs, "For anyone interested in Oracle JET, we continue to publish new articles on Dzone to help you familiarize yourself with JET's inner workings.

The complete set of articles available to date are:

  • Installing Oracle JET for JavaScript Web Development
  • Installing Oracle JET for Hybrid-Mobile Application Development
  • Understanding the Development Process With Oracle JET for Web and Mobile
  • Working With RequireJS in Oracle JET
  • Investigating KnockoutJS in Oracle JET

More to come..."
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16 Dec 2016
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Oracle Technology Patch Versioning Changed [59014]
By Steven Chan, December 16th, 2016

Steven blogs, "Version numbering for Oracle Database, Enterprise Manager, and Fusion Middleware products began to change after November 2015. The new version format makes it easier to see which bundle patches are from which time-frame, and in particular which patches are from the same Critical Patch Update release..."
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18 Oct 2016
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Critical Patch Update for October 2016 Now Available [57239]
By Robert Farrington

Robert blogs,"The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2016 was released on October 18, 2016. 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 that are 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 Oracle Technology Network ..."
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