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Alert: Oracle Security Updates – October 2023

Oracle released a critical update to fix security problems. It covers 387 vulnerabilities in Oracle software, including issues in their own code and third-party parts. These patches address vulnerabilities affecting multiple Oracle products, including but not limited to: Oracle Database Server, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Financial Services Applications  and Oracle Secure Backup.
Security Risks
The successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities poses a significant security risk, as remote attackers could potentially exploit them to gain control over the affected system.
For the full list of security updates released by Oracle, please refer to Critical Patch Updates.
Recommended Actions
The National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) recommends users and system administrators to:
1. Upgrade, as soon as possible, to the latest supported version of installed software in order to continue receiving technical support and security patches.
2. Before updating or patching, please ensure that you have the latest backup that can easily be restored.
For further information and support, please contact the National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) by emailto or call us on 9009.

20 October 2023

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