Oracle recently announced plans to patch 78 vulnerabilities in its products next Tuesday.

"A full 27 of those are targeted for the MySQL database," writes Computerworld's Chris Kanaracus. "One of the vulnerabilities can be exploited over a network without log-in credentials. The highest CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) Base Score among the MySQL bugs is 5.5, which falls into the system's 'medium' risk range."

"Two other fixes are for Oracle's database, and Oracle is also planning to ship 11 patches for Fusion Middleware," Kanaracus writes. "Five of the bugs in the latter can be remotely exploited with no user authentication required."

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