Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) for Tues Jan 17th 2012

FYI for those running Oracle products such as OracleDB, Glassfish, MySQL, Solaris, etc.  The following links will provide additional information to assist you.

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) Pre-Release Announcement – January 2012

Oracle Plans 78 Security Fixes for Upcoming Critical Update


Critical Patch Updates are the primary means of releasing security fixes for Oracle products to customers with valid support contracts. They are released on the Tuesday closest to the 17th day of January, April, July and October. The next four dates are:

  • 17 January 2012
  • 17 April 2012
  • 17 July 2012
  • 16 October 2012

For Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Updates, the next three dates are:

  • 14 February 2012
  • 12 June 2012
  • 16 October 2012

A pre-release announcement will be published on the Thursday preceding each CPU release.

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