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Oracle issues critical technical alert on 8/31

Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting
Mike Ault
September 2nd, 2004

In response to charges of dozens of security vulnerabilities within Oracle products Oracle has just issued a critical technical alert for the following products:

- Oracle Database 10g Release 1, version
- OracleDatabase Server Release 2, versions and
- OracleDatabase Server Release 1, versions and
- Oracle8i Database Server Release 3, version
- Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g, version
- Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control 10g, version
- Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4), versions and
- OracleApplication Server Release 2, versions and
- OracleApplication Server Release 1, version

"The unpatched exposure risk is high; exploiting some of these vulnerabilities requires network access, but no valid user account," Oracle said. "There are no workarounds that fully address the security vulnerabilities ... Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply the available patches without delay."


 General Oracle Security Resources
Security Alert FAQ, MOSC Document ID 237007.1

For Additional Details Related to Security Alert #68:
See MOSC Document ID 281188.1

Patch Availability

Please see MOSC Document ID 281189.1 for the patch download procedures
and for the Patch Availability Matrix for this Oracle Security Alert.



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