Oracle has released almost 50 patches to address security vulnerabilities in its database, application server, e-commerce and enterprise management products.
There are 12 Oracle database flaws and another 12 in application server products. The Oracle E-Business suite of products has 17 flaws. There are others in Oracle's collaboration and management products.
Oracle said the patches varied in seriousness according to the privileges needed by potential attackers to compromise systems.
Many of the patches are cumulative, so installing the latest patch for a particular system will also protect users from previously announced vulnerabilities.