Oracle Database Server buffer overflow in Security Component

2005-10-21T00:00:00
ID VU:449444
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2005-10-22T01:44:00

Description

Overview

The Oracle Database Server Security Component contains a buffer overflow. Exploitation may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Description

A lack of input validation in the Oracle Database Server Security Component may allow a buffer overflow to occur. The specific details of conditions necessary to cause the buffer overflow are unavailable. However, the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005 suggests this issue is remotely exploitable by attackers that have execute privileges on sys.pbsde.

This issue is identified as DB27 in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005. Note that exploit code is publicly available for this vulnerability, but we have not verified if this exploit works.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.


Solution

Apply updates

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


Vendor Information

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Updated: October 21, 2005

Status

__ Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Please see <http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/pdf/cpuoct2005.html>.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

CVSS Metrics

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

References

  • <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>

Acknowledgements

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:* | None
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**Severity Metric:
| 17.51
*Date Public:
| 2005-10-18
Date First Published: | 2005-10-21
Date Last Updated: | 2005-10-22 01:44 UTC
Document Revision: | 31