Oracle Application Server SQL*ReportWriter vulnerability

2005-10-21T00:00:00
ID VU:171364
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2005-10-24T00:00:00

Description

Overview

An unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle SQL*ReportWriter may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to compromise system confidentiality and integrity.

Description

Oracle SQLReportWriter is a component of the Oracle Application Server. There is an vulnerability in the Oracle SQLReportWriter, but the details of this vulnerability are not clear. However, Oracle states that this issue can allow an attacker to easily compromise system confidentiality and integrity.

This issue is identified as AS10 in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005.


Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to access and modify sensitive information.


Solution

Apply updates

Apply the appropriate patch or upgrade as specified in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005.


Systems Affected

Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
---|---|---|---
Oracle Corporation| | -| 21 Oct 2005
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
---|---|---
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A

References

  • <http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-292A.html>
  • <http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/pdf/cpuoct2005.html>
  • <http://secunia.com/advisories/17250/>
  • <http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/details_oracle_cpu_october>

Credit

This document is based on information contained in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005 .

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 18 Oct 2005
  • Date First Published: 21 Oct 2005
  • Date Last Updated: 24 Oct 2005
  • Severity Metric: 14.58
  • Document Revision: 14