Oracle Database Net Listener vulnerability

2006-01-25T00:00:00
ID VU:870172
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2006-01-25T00:00:00

Description

Overview

An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Net Listener may allow a remote attacker to compromise system confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Description

Oracle Net Listener contains a vulnerability.The details of this vulnerability are not clear. However, Oracle states this issue can allow an attacker to easily compromise system availability. In addition, system confidentiality and integrity may be at risk, but Oracle specifies that compromising confidentiality and integrity is difficult.

This issue is identified as DB09 in the Oracle CPU for January 2006.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able to may be able gain access to, and modify sensitive information, or cause a denial-of-service condition.


Solution

Apply patches
This issue is corrected in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2006.


Systems Affected

Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
---|---|---|---
Oracle Corporation| | -| 25 Jan 2006
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.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/pdf/cpujan2006.html>
  • <http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_cpu_jan_2006.html>
  • <http://www.integrigy.com/info/IntegrigySecurityAnalysis-CPU0106.pdf>

Credit

This vulnerability was reported in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2006 . Information in this document came from Oracle, Alexander Kornbrust of Red-database Security, and Integrigy.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0263
  • Date Public: 17 Jan 2006
  • Date First Published: 25 Jan 2006
  • Date Last Updated: 25 Jan 2006
  • Severity Metric: 4.72
  • Document Revision: 9