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Oracle Recommended Patches -- "Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU and Update" (OJVM PSU and OJVM Update) Patches (Doc ID 1929745.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version and later
Oracle Platinum Services - Version N/A to N/A
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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Additional Notes

OJVM PSU information available BEFORE 30/Oct/2014 contained incorrect information about patching requirements. See <Document:1938931.1> if you used OJVM PSU information from before 30/Oct/2014.


Modification History

Date Modification
19 October 2017 Correct reported link problems
07 November 2017 Add references to Patch 23727148
15 November 2017 Recommend that OJVM and DB patch quarters (versions) match
27 November 2017 Added statement that 12.2 does not need the JDBC fixes.
Added 12.2 to 'Patches Applicable' table
12 January 2018 Update link to the "Oracle Database Server Risk Matrix" information.
Updated title of and references to Note 756671.1
26 January 2018 added warning about potential ORA-20031 during rollback
31 January 2018 Changed all RU to 'Update', all RUR to 'Revision'
08 February 2018 Changed patch number 23727148 to 23727132 in the section of table "Which Patches are Applicable to which Homes ?"
04 May 2018 updated "October 2014 JDBC patch" to "July 2016 JDBC patch"
07 February 2019 Included references to new DOC ID 2217053.1 for OJVM rolling patch mode
16 August 2021 Included 21c, where the OJVM patch is included within the Database Release Update (RU) patch



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In this Document
 What is "Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU/Update" ?
 Which Patches are Applicable to which Homes ?
 OJVM PSU/Update
 What is the "Mitigation Patch" ?
 JDBC Patch
 What Should I Do ?
 Database ORACLE_HOMEs
 Summary of Patching Approaches for Database ORACLE_HOMEs
 Important Information about OJVM PSU/Update Patches
 Using the Mitigation Patch
 Applying the Mitigation Patch
 Effects of Activating the Mitigation Patch
 Temporarily Enabling Creation/Update of Stored Java Objects
 Applying an "Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU" Patch with the Mitigation Patch Already Installed
 Questions and Answers
 Additional Notes
 Modification History

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