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Applying Oracle CPU security patches for PeopleSoft

Every quarter (January, April, July, October) Oracle releases their CPU (Critical Patch Updates) for all Oracle products. For PeopleSoft there are quite a few different products that require individual patching.
Assuming you are running the full Oracle Stack, within the Oracle CPU you should be looking for security patches to: •Weblogic
•PeopleTools (dot level patches not major release)
•PeopleSoft Applications (while rare, security issues do come up in HCM,ELM,etc applications)
•Oracle Database
•Oracle Linux

The most significant of these that requires patching is Weblogic. The easiest place to find this patches is on the Weblogic DocID page within My Oracle Support. Patch Set Update (PSU) Release Listing for Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) (Doc ID 1470197.1) Once you have the patch downloaded, there is no need to unzip it, you are ready to start patching.This example will be done on a Linux based PUM appliance

First set the variables to your java home, weblogic home and add opatc…