Oracle Adopts New Quarterly Security Patch Process

December 1, 2004

[From Oracle Corp.]

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., 23-NOV-2004 Oracle today notified its customers that it has implemented a new security patch process, based on quarterly Critical Patch Updates. The service will begin in 2005.

The comprehensive set of well-integrated patches will more efficiently address security vulnerabilities for Oracle and may include patches for Oracle(r) Application Server, Oracle Database, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle Collaboration Suite. The updates are scheduled to be issued to customers simultaneously via MetaLink, Oracle's support Web site, next year on January 18, April 12, July 12 and October 18.

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