Thursday, July 30, 2009

CPU, OpenWorld, APEX, Security, EBS, Hyperion

CPU - Important Notice

I'm usually strongly advocating applying the security patch sets (CPUs), but this time around we have a vulnerability that shows signs of being more virulent than usual.

Here are a few links about it:

Definitely a good idea to apply the July CPU, since it contains a fix for this vulnerability. As to the chief villain of the piece, the exploit author, being named Chris Gates, well, it's spelled differently than my name, and, I would point out, is spelled just like Bill Gates' last name, so kindly cast your aspersions that way.


Priority Service customers get a limited number of Gold Passes if they are attending OpenWorld The Gold Pass gets you VIP seating and some other nice benefits. Please see your SDM for details. Don't have Priority Service? See your Support Sales rep to get hooked up!

While you're at OpenWorld, don't miss the two sessions from the Oracle Optimizer team.


Are you an APEX coder? Don't forget to join the Oracle Application Express Development Competition.


The Talking Identity blog has a good real-world example of what happens when you have less than industrial strength identity management: The Twitter Break-In: Anything to learn here?


This week at the Oracle E-Business Suite blog:


CG said...

its obvious you didnt look at the actual code, the blackhat slides or whitepaper all of which have been released before posting that.

Christopher Gait, Oracle Infogram Editor said...

Very true. Give me some links and I'll be happy to post them.

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