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Critical Patch Updates, Security Alerts and Third Party Bulletin – July 2017

The Critical Patch Update for July 2017 was released on July 18th, 2017.  Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.

The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information.  It includes the list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities for each product suite, and links to other important documents. Supported products that are not listed in the "Affected Products and Components" section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied.

Also, it is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches, as this is where you can find important pertinent information.

Critical Patch Update Advisories are available at the following location:


The next four dates for Critical Patch Updates are:

  • October 17, 2017
  • January 16, 2018
  • April 17, 2018
  • July 17, 2018

Oracle Open World 2017 – Early Registration

#OOW17

 

What is the one thing that whole world is talking about these days?  Oracle Open World 2017 October 1–October 5 at Moscone Center in San Francisco!!  No kidding, and you don't want to be left behind!!!  This is the industry's most important business and technology conference for the past 20 years, hosts tens of thousands of in-person attendees as well as millions online. Time is running out to register Early Bird to save a whopping $500! This Early Bird registration ends July 22nd(yes in 2 days!). What do you expect to find in this conference? If you are in the technology field, question is not what you will find in this conference! Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,500 educational sessions led by more than 2,000 customers and partners sharing their experiences, first hand. With hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, plus exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world! This year you can expect much more. You can expect a conference that defies distraction. A conference you'll want to binge watch. A conference that will make you forget about the smartphone in your pocket.

Take a look at the session types for 2017. Whether you prefer games or lively conversation, at Oracle OpenWorld you will have an opportunity to learn in ways no other conference can provide!

  • Home Room: A special track-based series to start and end each day with your peers.
  • Brain Snacks: Explore topics that matter to you in a series of 1:1 conversations with fellow experts.
  • Game On: Learning through playing, and playing to win in a team-based game show environment.
  • Make Your Case: Tackle some of the best Oracle case studies through a hands-on workshop that encourages critical thinking and creativity.
  • Flipped Session: A new take on the general session. These two-part sessions give you a chance to apply our content to your real-world challenges.
  • Solve Sessions: There’s no question that our experts can’t solve. Join them and work through the biggest questions being asked at OpenWorld.
  • General Session: Expert-led presentations covering the latest and greatest in the Oracle ecosystem.
  • Fireside Chat: Join a group of specialists in a casual setting where we dive into content through a conversational based chat format.
  • Keynote: Our executives and key partners take to the stage to share their visions and deliver to a large audience corporate announcements, trend forecasting, and personal perspectives.
  • User Groups: A user-led session that provides educational and networking opportunities while relaying Oracle’s strategy and direction.
  • SIG Group: Informal user group-led sessions that provide important updates from group leadership while allowing group attendees to network and learn from each other in a more casual setting.
  • Journey Mapping: Gain a deeper understanding of a complete customer journey with a hands-on approach.
  • Hands-On Lab: An in-depth tutorial on how to properly use and execute Oracle software in a classroom style setting.

One thing's for sure—learning can and will be fun at Oracle OpenWorld. Sign up today to see for yourself!

     Already registered? Then get ready, get set and check out the Sessions Catalog to plan and take maximum advantage! Do you want to stay on top of four days packed with keynotes, technical sessions, hands-on labs, demos, and and up to minute activities? Oh yeah, you can download iphone app or Android app from google play too!

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Suite (OBIEE) Bundle Patch 11.1.1.7. …

The following Bundle Patch has been released for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11.1.1.7.x

This bundle patch download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.1.7.170718 Patch 26092384

 

The Oracle BI EE Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.1.7.170718 under the top-level patch 26092384 consists of the following component patches:

  • 16913445 - Oracle Business Intelligence Installer (BIINST)
  • 26146768 - Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP)
  • 19825503 - Enterprise Performance Management Components Installed from BI Installer 11.1.1.7.0 (BIFNDNEPM)
  • 23304563 - Oracle Business Intelligence Server (BISERVER)
  • 25594975 - Oracle Business Intelligence Presentation Services (BIPS) (BIFNDN)
  • 19823874 - Oracle Real-Time Decisions (RTD)
  • 16997936 - Oracle Business Intelligence ADF Components (BIADFCOMPS)
  • 23857456 - Oracle Business Intelligence Platform Client Installers and MapViewer
  • 21235729 - Oracle Business Intelligence Third Party
Oracle BI EE Suite Bundle Patches are cumulative. That is, the content of all previous 11.1.1.7.x bundle patches is included in the latest bundle patch.

A Bundle Patch is a collection of cumulative patches for the Oracle BI EE components. The patches in a Bundle Patch have been tested to work together. Therefore, you must apply every patch in the Bundle Patch. Refer to the readme for FULL list of instructions on how to install this bundle patch.

Additionally, you must apply the following patches:

Patch 16569379 - Dynamic Monitoring Service patch
Patch 18277370 - MERGE REQUEST ON TOP OF 11.1.1.7.0 FOR BUGS 18071063 18176711

for compatibility of Enterprise Manager pages with Internet Explorer 11

It is HIGHLY recommended that you begin your out-of-place migration plans to the latest 12c available version. For more information, refer to OBIEE 12c: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets (Doc ID 2070465.1)

 

Readme:

Prior to proceeding with this OBIEE Bundle Patch implementation and related downloads, refer to the Readme file for important information. It is important to verify that the requirements, installation instructions; support paths; notes; etc for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file; which is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

For More Information.....
  • To locate the latest available Patch information for OBIEE, refer to
    • OBIEE 11g: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets - Doc ID 1488475.1
    • OBIEE 12c: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets (Doc ID 2070465.1)
  • For an introduction to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches, which includes information on the bundle patch lifecycle, availability, and version names, refer to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches - Doc ID 1591422.1
  • Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2017 Availability Document (Doc ID 2261562.1)

 

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

  • In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for OBIEE  Patch 26092384, click the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

 

Have a question for OBIEE specifically ....

The My Oracle Support Community " OBIEE (MOSC) " is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Suite (OBIEE) Bundle Patch 11.1.1.9. …

The following Bundle Patch has been released for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11.1.1.9.x

This bundle patch download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.1.9.170718 Patch 26092391

 

The Oracle BI EE Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.1.9.170718 under the top-level patch 26092391 consists of the following component patches:

  • 26330183 - Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP)
  • 26360035 - Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Components Installed from Oracle BI Installer 11.1.1.9.0 (BIFNDNEPM)
  • 26380696 - Oracle Business Intelligence Server (BISERVER)
  • 26371630 - Oracle Business Intelligence Presentation Services (BIPS) (BIFNDN)
  • 24346370 - Oracle Business Intelligence ADF Components (BIADFCOMPS)
  • 26406884 - Oracle Business Intelligence Platform Client Installers and MapViewer
  • 21517672 - Oracle Business Intelligence Third Party
  • 26128446 - Oracle BI Mobile App Designer
Oracle BI EE Suite Bundle Patches are cumulative. That is, the content of all previous 11.1.1.9.x bundle patches is included in the latest bundle patch.

A Bundle Patch is a collection of cumulative patches for the Oracle BI EE components. The patches in a Bundle Patch have been tested to work together. Therefore, you must apply every patch in the Bundle Patch. Refer to the readme for FULL list of instructions on how to install this bundle patch.

If you have not applied libOVD (Patch 21895214) to the oracle_common home, then you need to apply it for new installations.  If you have applied the Patch, then it is not necessary to apply it again.

The following OBIEE Web Services Critical Patch Update (CPU) patches are also recommended and applied to the oracle_common home:

  • Patch 24580895: WEBSRV BUNDLE PATCH 11.1.1.9.160919
  • Patch 17081528: "RESOLVE_ENTITY_DEFAULT" PROPERTY DOES NOT PREVENT PROCESSING EXTERNAL DTD

 

It is HIGHLY recommended that you begin your out-of-place migration plans to the latest 12c available version. For more information, refer to OBIEE 12c: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets (Doc ID 2070465.1)

 

Readme:

Prior to proceeding with this OBIEE Bundle Patch implementation and related downloads, refer to the Readme file for important information. It is important to verify that the requirements, installation instructions; support paths; notes; etc for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file; which is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

For More Information.....
  • To locate the latest available Patch information for OBIEE, refer to
    • OBIEE 11g: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets - Doc ID 1488475.1
    • OBIEE 12c: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets (Doc ID 2070465.1)
  • For an introduction to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches, which includes information on the bundle patch lifecycle, availability, and version names, refer to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches - Doc ID 1591422.1
  • Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2017 Availability Document (Doc ID 2261562.1)

 

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

  • In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for OBIEE  Patch 26092391, click the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

 

Have a question for OBIEE specifically ....

The My Oracle Support Community " OBIEE (MOSC) " is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:

Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Bundle Patch 12.2.1.1.170718 is Available

The following Bundle Patch has been released for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 12.2.1.1.x

This bundle patch download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Bundle Patch 12.2.1.1.170718 Patch 26146804

 

Error Correction for 12.2.1.1 ends: October 2017 and the one year grace period expires. 12.2.1.1 is not a recommended version for new installs or migrations due to newer releases.

With this version, you need to use the Administration Tool 12.2.1.1.0. You can download the Oracle Business Intelligence Developer Client Tool (12.2.1.1.0) from the Oracle Technology Network.

This is the most recent and recommended cumulative Critical Patch Update (CPU) patch for this release. The patch should be applied according to the readme.

Readme:

Prior to proceeding with this OBIEE Bundle Patch implementation and related downloads, refer to the Readme file for important information. It is important to verify that the requirements, installation instructions; support paths; notes; etc for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file; which is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

Patch Information:

  • Oracle BI Bundle Patches are cumulative.
  • Oracle BI Bundle Patch 12.2.1.1.170718 includes all the bug fixes released in Oracle BI Bundle Patch 12.2.1.1.170418.

  • To install the Oracle BI Bundle Patch 12.2.1.1.170718 patch, Oracle BI 12.2.1.1.0 must be installed in the Oracle BI Home directory. Subsequent Oracle BI patches can be installed on Oracle BI 12.2.1.1.0 or any Oracle BI bundle patch with a lower fifth numeral version than the one being installed. For example, you can install 12.2.1.1.170718 on 12.2.1.1.0.

 

For More Information.....
  • To locate the latest available Patch information for 12c, refer to OBIEE 12c: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets - Doc ID 2070465.1
  • For an introduction to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches, which includes information on the bundle patch lifecycle, availability, and version names, refer to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches - Doc ID 1591422.1
  • Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2017 Availability Document (Doc ID 2261562.1)

 

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

  • In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for OBIEE  Patch 26146804, click the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

 

Have a question for OBIEE specifically ....

The My Oracle Support Community " OBIEE (MOSC) " is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers: