This Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement provides advance information about the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2007 which will be released on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. While this Pre-Release Announcement is as accurate as possible at the time of publication, the information it contains may change before publication of the Critical Patch Update advisory.
A Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities. This Critical Patch Update contains 51 security fixes across the hundreds of Oracle products. Some of the vulnerabilities addressed in this Critical Patch Update affect multiple products.
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