Multiple vulnerabilities in Nova

CVE DescriptionCVSSv2 Base ScoreComponentProduct and Resolution
CVE-2014-2573 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control vulnerability 2.3 OpenStack Compute (Nova)
Solaris 11.2
CVE-2014-3608 Resource Management Errors vulnerability 2.7

This notification describes vulnerabilities fixed in third-party components that are included in Oracle's product distributions.
Information about vulnerabilities affecting Oracle products can be found on Oracle Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts page.

Multiple vulnerabilities in Wireshark

CVE DescriptionCVSSv2 Base ScoreComponentProduct and Resolution
CVE-2014-6421 Use-after-free vulnerability 5.0 Wireshark
Solaris 11.2
CVE-2014-6422 Buffer Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6423 Resource Management Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6424 Buffer Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6425 Buffer Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6426 Resource Management Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6427 Buffer Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6428 Buffer Errors vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6429 Input Validation vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2014-6430 Input (more...)

Look What We Made

As a team-building activity for our newly merged team of research, design and development, someone, who probably wishes to remain nameless, organized a glass mosaic and welding extravaganza at The Crucible in Oakland.

We split into two teams, one MIG welding, the other glass breaking, and here’s the result.

Original image, glass before firing.

Original image, glass before firing.

Finished product, including frame.

Finished product, including frame.

All-in-all an interesting and entertaining activity. Good times were had by all, and no one was cut (more...)

From Concept to Code

Editor’s note: Here’s a repost of a wonderful write-up of an event we did a couple weeks ago, courtesy of Friend of the ‘Lab Karen Scipi (@KarenScipi).

What Karen doesn’t mention is that she organized, managed and ran the event herself. Additional props to Ultan (@ultan) on the idea side, including the naming, Sandra Lee (@SandraLee0415) on the execution side and to Misha (@mishavaughan) for seeing the value. (more...)

Siemens Teamcenter Optimized with Oracle SuperCluster

Siemens PLM Software is a world-leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, systems and services. It has over nine million licensed seats and 77,000 customers worldwide. Siemens’ Teamcenter is one of the world's most widely used digital lifecycle management software.

Recently Siemens achieved Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status after testing and tuning Teamcenter 10.1 on Oracle SuperCluster with Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and (more...)

CVE-2014-4345 Numeric Errors vulnerability in Kerberos

CVE DescriptionCVSSv2 Base ScoreComponentProduct and Resolution
CVE-2014-4345 Numeric Errors vulnerability 8.5 Kerberos
Solaris 10 SPARC: 147793-14 X86: 147794-14
Solaris 11.2

This notification describes vulnerabilities fixed in third-party components that are included in Oracle's product distributions.
Information about vulnerabilities affecting Oracle products can be found on Oracle Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts page.

ODTUG from afar

I would like to extend my apologies to those people who persevered just now with our attempt to bring to you my presentation on APEX 5 Page Designer thanks to ODTUG.

Due to the massive time zone differences, the appropriate time on my end (6am) means I connect from home - where I'm limited to an ADSL connection. My location is even a bit of a dead zone for my smartphone's 4G plan which is (more...)

Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in NSS 3.16

CVE DescriptionCVSSv2 Base ScoreComponentProduct and Resolution
CVE-2013-1620 Cryptographic Issues vulnerability 4.3 NSS
Solaris 10 SPARC: 119213-30 125358-19 X86: 119214-30 125359-19
Solaris 8 SPARC: 119209-30 125358-19 X86: 125359-19
Solaris 9 SPARC: 119211-30 125358-19 X86: 119212-30 125359-19
CVE-2013-1739 Denial of Service(DOS) vulnerability 5.0
CVE-2013-1740 Cryptographic Issues vulnerability 5.8
CVE-2013-1741 Numeric Errors vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2013-5605 Input Validation vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2013-5606 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control vulnerability 5.8
CVE-2014-1490 Resource (more...)

Let Oracle GoldenGate 12c Take You to the Cloud

| Nov 20, 2014

If your organization is in the ~80% of the global business community, you are most likely working on a cloud computing strategy for your organization, or actively implementing. The cloud computing growth rate is 5X more than the overall IT growth rate because of the clear and already proven cost savings, agility, and  scalability benefits of cloud architectures.

When organizations decide to embark on their cloud journey, they notice there are several questions and challenges (more...)

WordPress 4.0.1 Released

I got a bunch of emails this morning telling me by blogs had upgraded to WordPress 4.0.1. It’s a critical security release, so if you’ve not done an auto-update, you really need to get this sorted.

The downloads and changelog are in the usual places.



WordPress 4.0.1 Released was first posted on November 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm.
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Upcoming Webinar: Innovation in Managing the Chaos of Everyday Project Management

On Thursday, December 4th from 1 PM-2 PM CST, Fishbowl Solutions will hold a webinar in conjunction with Oracle about our new solution for enterprise project management. This solution transforms how project-based tools, like Oracle Primavera, and project assets, such as documents and diagrams, are accessed and shared.

With this solution:

  • Project teams will have access to the most accurate and up to date project assets based on their role within a specific project
  • Through (more...)

Patch Set Update: Essbase Analytics Link for HFM

Hyperion Product Management have advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Essbase Analytics Link (EAL) for Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

This PSU is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Essbase Analytics Link for Hyperion Financial Management
Patch 17395188

This PSU provides various defect fixes and is a cumulative patch that includes the previous patches. It can be applied to the (more...)

Complément : Webséminaire DBaaS

Fresh and Frozen Fruit consumption – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The south and the West consume highest amount of Fruits.


Here is more individual breakdown by Quarterly expenditure on Fruits (figures in 100 million)




Concept to Code: Shaping and Shipping Innovative User Experience Solutions for the Enterprise

| Nov 20, 2014

It was an exciting event here at Oracle Headquarters as our User Experience AppsLab (@theappslab) Director Jake Kuramoto (@jkuramot) recently hosted an internal design jam called Shape and ShipIt. Fifteen top-notch members of the newly expanded team got together for two days with a packed schedule to research and innovate cutting-edge enterprise solutions, write use cases, create wireframes, and build and code solutions. They didn’t let us down.

The goal: (more...)

Advanced Registration Now Open for new Oracle Mobile Security Primer eBook

Today, just as organizations are starting to understand the first wave of the mobile revolution, there are now numerous demands being placed on IT to support the second wave as new generation devices and applications are coming online to take advantage of these new capabilities in today’s corporate environment.

Register now to gain access to the new eBook: Oracle Mobile Security Primer as soon as it is published.

The Oracle Mobile Security Primer will provide (more...)

Tell Us What You Think! New Survey Launched for Oracle Certified Candidates

Tell us about your Oracle Certification experience as a newly certified candidate.

Once you have become certified, you will receive an email from Oracle Certification.

This is your chance to share your Oracle Certification experience with us. Follow the links in the email to complete the short, eleven question survey and give us your valuable feedback.

Our goal is to continue to deliver a program that fits your needs while implementing timely improvements.

Thanks for your time.

Oracle BPM’s Role in Delivering on the Digital Experience

25% of businesses will lose competitive ranking by 2017 as a result of digital business incompetence.
86% of customers will stop doing business with an organization after one bad experience.
55% of consumers prefer automated self-service, doubling figures seen in the past five years.

 Here's an opportunity to understand how to improve your figures on these rankings leveraging the promise of the digital experience. Join us to gain a deeper understanding of what this promise (more...)

MySQL Workbench 6.2.4 GA has been released

The MySQL developer tools team announces 6.2.4 as our maintenance release for MySQL Workbench 6.2.

MySQL Workbench 6.2 is the new version for the official MySQL graphical development tool.

MySQL Workbench 6.2 focuses on support for innovations released in MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7 DMR (Development Release) as well as MySQL Fabric 1.5, with features such as:
  • A new spatial data viewer, allowing graphical views of result (more...)

OPA Newsletter – Winter 2014 edition

The Winter 2014 edition of the Oracle Policy Automation OPA Newsletter is out: get your free copy here