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Coming from Oracle: 27 Database Server Patches

Oracle to ship 27 security patches

Oracle database administrators, start your patching engines.

According to the Redwood City, Calif., vendor's Critical Patch Update pre-release announcement, the first quarterly update for 2008 will contain 27 security fixes across hundreds of Oracle products.

[ SEE: Oracle Security Alerts Get Overdue Makeover ]

The patches are expected to ship on January 15, 2008.

Here's the breakdown of patches affecting specific products:

Oracle Database: 8 vulnerabilities

Oracle Application Server: 6 vulnerabilities Oracle Collaboration Suite: 1 new security fix

Oracle E-Business Suite: 7 new security fixes (three of these flaws may be remotely exploited without authentication) Oracle Enterprise Manager 1 vulnerability. Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: 4 new security fixes.

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