Unsupported software versions are not patched by vendors to address newly discovered security versions. An unpatched version is vulnerable to attack.
NOTE: Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.
Upgrade to a supported Oracle version. Purchase an Oracle Extended Support Contract where required.
See http://www.oracle.com/technology/support/patches.htm for a definitive list of version patch sets for Oracle DBMS software.
See http://www.oracle.com/support/library/brochure/lifetime-support-technology.pdf for Oracle support policies and timelines.
The following resource is also helpful.
This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: System and Information Integrity.This control applies to the following type of system Windows.