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Oracle issues security patches for chip flaws

(Reuters) - Oracle Corp said on Tuesday it issued a critical patch that provides fixes for certain of its products for Intel Corp chip flaws.

FILE PHOTO: An Oracle Corporation logo is seen on stage prior to the announcement of the company's latest SPARC servers at Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, California March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

The critical patch contains 237 new security fixes across several Oracle products, the company said on its website. bit.ly/2mM8rRD

Separately, technology website The Register reported, citing a document in Oracle’s customers-only portal, that certain versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARCv9 are affected by one of the chip flaws, named Spectre, and the company was working on a security patch for it.

Oracle declined to comment on the report.

Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler

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