Oracle XML Component DBMS_XMLSCHEMA.GENERATESCHEMA buffer overflow

2006-11-03T00:00:00
ID SAINT:BDA653B993853A80CC47B87DE1CE3FD7
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2006-11-03T00:00:00

Description

Added: 11/03/2006
CVE: CVE-2006-0272
BID: 16287
OSVDB: 22567

Background

Oracle Database Server includes the **DBMS_XMLSCHEMA** component, which contains procedures for managing XML schemas.

Problem

A buffer overflow vulnerability in the **DBMS_XMLSCHEMA.GENERATESCHEMA** procedure allows database users to execute arbitrary commands.

Resolution

Install the patch referenced in the January 2006 Critical Patch Update.

References

<http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/545804>
<http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2006-q1/0037.html>

Limitations

Exploit works on Oracle Database 10.1.0.2 and 9.2.0.1 and requires the login and password to an Oracle account with connect privileges.

Platforms

Windows