Network Security, Patch/Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management

Patch issued for severe vulnerability in Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle Corporation has issued a security alert advisory for a critical vulnerability discovered in its Oracle Identity Manager that can result in total compromise of the software suite via an unauthenticated network attack. A fix is now available via Oracle's Fusion Middleware product offering.

Designated CVE-2017-10151, the bug has earned a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score of 10.0, and specifically resides within the "Default Account" component of Oracle Identity Manager. The flaw affects versions,,,,, and of the software package, which providers users with identity and access management technologies.

Bradley Barth

As director of community content at CyberRisk Alliance, Bradley Barth develops content for SC Media online conferences and events, as well as video/multimedia projects. For nearly six years, he wrote and reported for SC Media as deputy editor and, before that, senior reporter. He was previously a program executive with the tech-focused PR firm Voxus. Past journalistic experience includes stints as business editor at Executive Technology, a staff writer at New York Sportscene and a freelance journalist covering travel and entertainment. In his spare time, Bradley also writes screenplays.

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