How to install Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU)

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Article ID: 184483

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Products

Data Loss Prevention Enforce

Issue/Introduction

The following information will help you with the installation of an Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU).

Cause

Vulnerability Patching

Resolution

  1. Shut down listeners associated with the Oracle home that you are updating.
    Windows & Linux: # lsnrctl stop
  2. Shut down all instances associated with DLP
    SQL> conn sys as sysdba;

    SQL> shutdown
  3. Confirm the ORACLE_HOME environment variable is pointing to your Database Home eg: D:\oracle\product\12.2.0.1\db_1\
    Windows: echo %ORACLE_HOME%
    Linux: echo $ORACLE_HOME

  4. Go to the directory where the patch is located and then run the OPatch utility by entering the following commands:

    unzip p28265827_112040_MSWIN-x86-64.zip
    cd 28265827
    opatch apply
  5. If there are errors, refer to the Known Issues section of the README.html file that comes packaged with the CPU