Our main focus for Patch Tuesday around here tends to be on the monthly Microsoft version, but other vendors follow a similar model. Oracle has just pushed out its own quarterly ‘Patch Tuesday’ updates across its product range, with Fusion Middleware and Peoplesoft products a particular target amongst the 89 updates.
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As Sophos’ Naked Security blog points out, the conspicuous absentee on the list is Java, which currently runs on its own update cycle. That will change from October, when Java will join the main patch cycle (though if this year is any guide it will also see a number of out-of-band updates).