3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 6, 2014 11:16 PM by andrewmy RSS

Patch level review

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I work in a security company and often we work over Oracle Database for auditing and penetration testing purpose. We are working on a security check list and one of our concern is the patch level

of the installed products. This is quite simple to obtain, via shell or sqlplus, Oracle offer different way to check it out. Once obtained this value how can I verify if the product is on the latest patch level ?

The support site is regulated by the support id. Our customer always have these but we can not ask for their support credential is not fair.

By the way my question is, for a security consultant without any support credential which is the simplest way to obtain the latest patch level present for specific Oracle products ?


Thanks for your time,





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