Apache Log4j Vulnerability with Oracle Forms and APEX

In recent days, a notification was sent out to the public stating that a zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) had been discovered in Apache log4j versions up to 2.14.1 and even 2.15.0. What is happening is that the JNDI features used in any of the configurations or...

Oracle Forms 12.2.1.4.0 Now Supported with Java 17

Oracle has recently released Java 17, the latest long-term version available similar to Java 8 and 11. One of the huge benefits of Java 17, in addition to having the latest security updates and enhancements, is that it is currently available for FREE for personal and...

The End of Internet Explorer – How Does It Impact Oracle Forms?

Microsoft has just announced that Internet Explorer will be officially retired and taken out of support on June 15, 2022. With this announcement, this will mean that Microsoft will no longer be providing monthly security updates to Internet Explorer and that Microsoft...

JNLP Window Closes Upon Launching Forms Application

Java Web Start (JWS) is one of the ways which end users are able to run their Oracle Forms 12c applications without being required to use Internet Explorer. JWS allows users to run Forms applications by downloading a JNLP file and then launching it which launches a...