Oracle issues record number of patches
Oracle admins will be busy: The company issued 248 patches on Tuesday, its largest-ever release, according to one security vendor.
Five of the vulnerabilities have the highest severity rating according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), wrote ERPScan, a security company that specializes in SAP and Oracle systems.
Most of those vulnerabilities related to Java SE, Oracles’s platform for running Java applications on servers and desktops.
In a long advisory, Oracle recommended that admins patch immediately.