Oracle readies 73 patches in security update

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Oracle has announced plans to issue 73 patches on Tuesday as part of its quarterly security update. Some of the vulnerabilities affect multiple products.The fixes address vulnerabilities across the database giant's portfolio, and the most severe flaws reside in JRockit, part of Oracle Fusion Middleware, and in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server, part of the Sun products suite. Oracle encouraged users to update as soon as possible to avoid exploits.

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