Tomorrow will be the Patch Day for all the users who uses Java, as tomorrow Oracle team is going to release the 113 patch for the numbers of its products as a part of its quarterly Critical Patch Updates. On this security updates, more than half of the updates is to eliminate Remotely Exploitable that could be leveraged by an attacker without the need of authentication.
In this Quarterly Security Updates Oracle will be releasing patch of Java SE ranging from version 5 update 65 through version 8 update 5. There will be about 20 Security updates related with JAVA SE, and all of which Remotely Exploited. The vulnerabilities affect not only Java SE, but also JRockit, Oracle’s Java Virtual Machine built into Oracle Fusion Middleware.
Updates For More Oracle Products
Oracle Database Server will also be patched for five vulnerabilities, one of them remotely exploitable, while there will be 10 patches released for MySQL Server, none of which are remotely exploitable.
Additionally, Oracle can also release the patch of its other products also, like Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Enterprise Manger Grid Control, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Supply Chain Products Suite, Oracle People Soft and Siebel CRM suites, Oracle Communications Applications, Oracle Retail Applications, Sun Systems Products Suite and Oracle Virtualization.
Clarifies Windows XP Supports
Along with the Patch announcement, Oracle have also mention the points for the security update of most popular windows Operating System. Company have noted that Java 7 will continue to run on Windows XP but they have recommend users to upgrade the operating system as Java 8 didn't support in Windows XP, Company knows that there is a problem in the Java 8 installer.