Oracle Database Net Listener vulnerability

2006-01-25T00:00:00
ID VU:870172
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2006-01-25T21:58:00

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.


Vendor Information

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Updated: January 25, 2006

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/cpujan2006.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/cpujan2006.html>
  • <http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_cpu_jan_2006.html>
  • <http://www.integrigy.com/info/IntegrigySecurityAnalysis-CPU0106.pdf>

Acknowledgements

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
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Severity Metric:** | 4.73
Date Public:
| 2006-01-17
Date First Published: | 2006-01-25
Date Last Updated: | 2006-01-25 21:58 UTC
Document Revision: | 9