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Oracle critical patch advisory addresses 284 flaws, 33 critical

Oracle released the first critical patch advisory for 2019 that addresses a total of 284 vulnerabilities, 33 of them are rated “critical”.

Let’s give a close look at some of the vulnerabilities fixed by this patch advisory.

The advisory fixed the CVE-2016-1000031flaw, a remote code execution (RCE) bug in the Apache Commons FileUpload, disclosedin November last year. The Commons FileUpload libraryis the default file upload mechanism in Struts 2, the CVE-2016-1000031 was discovered two years ago by experts at Tenable.

The bug affected the OCA’s Diameter Signalling Router component and its Communications Services Gatekeeper. The flaw also affected the Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure, the Fusion Middleware MapViewer, and four three Oracle Retail components.

A vulnerability in the Apache Log4j tracked asCVE-2017-5645 impacted the Oracle’s Converged Application Server – Service Controller, the OCA Online Mediation Controller Service Broker, the WebRTC...(continued)

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