Oracle Patch Update April 2016 (Database Server)
Oracle have released their latest critical patch update for Database Server yesterday (19/4). This Oracle Critical Patch Update includes five new security fixes for Oracle Database impacting the below supported versions:
- Oracle Database Server 220.127.116.11
- Oracle Database Server 18.104.22.168
- Oracle Database Server 22.214.171.124
Importantly two of these vulnerabilities may be exploitable remotely without authentication, this means that they may be exploited over a network without the need for u/name & password credentials. These are CVE-2016-3454 and CVE-2016-0677 which relate to the Java VM and RDMBS Security (Kerberos) respectively.
Please see the full Oracle advisory here http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html