NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory
Name: Multiple SQL Injection Flaws in Oracle CTX_DOC package Systems Affected: Oracle 10g release 1 and 2 Severity: High Vendor URL: http://www.oracle.com/ Author: David Litchfield [ email@example.com ] Reported: 6 June 2005 Date of Public Advisory: 17th October 2007 Advisory number: #NISR17102007A
The Intermedia application in Oracle 10g release 1 and 2 is vulnerable to SQL injection.
The Intermedia application, owned by CTXSYS, contains a package called CTX_DOC. This package contains multiple SQL injection flaws. The following procedures on this package provide vectors for SQL injection attacks:
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These can be exploited by a database user; further they can be exploited via Oracle Application Server by an attacker without a user ID and password across the Internet.
Oracle was alerted to these flaws on the 6th of June 2005. A patch has now been made available:
NGSSQuirreL for Oracle, an advanced vulnerability assessment scanner designed specifically for Oracle, can be used to accurately determine whether your servers are vulnerable to these flaws. More information about NGSSQuirreL for Oracle can be found here:
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