Oracle Patches 59 Security Flaws

Oracle has released 59 patches on Monday to fix a number of security vulnerabilities across its products as part of its quarterly patch update cycle.

The company noted in a pre-release statement that all its customers should employ these patches with immediate effect to prevent these vulnerabilities being exploited on their systems in the future.

In a statement, the company said: “Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply Critical Patch Update fixes as soon as possible.” .

Of all those security vulnerabilities, 21 are said to affect its Solaris range of products, and seven of which are remotely exploitable. Affected Solaris Suite products involve OpenSSO, Access Manager, as well as Solaris and Solaris Studio.

The security update contains 13 security patches for its signature Database Server, plugging security holes in eight distinct database components, including Net Foundation Layer, Oracle OLAP, Network Layer, Application Express, and Oracle Secure Backup.

The Oracle Database Server accounted for six patches, including four remotely exploitable flaws.

Additionally, the company has released two security patches for remotely exploitable critical vulnerabilities in its TimesTen In-Memory Database.