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ZDI-07-058: Oracle E-Business Suite SQL Injection Vulnerability


ZDI-07-058: Oracle E-Business Suite SQL Injection Vulnerability
October 16, 2007


– Affected Vendor:

– Affected Products:
E-Business Suite 11
E-Business Suite 12

– TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since October 25, 2007 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 5092. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: 

– Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL on
vulnerable installations of Oracle E-Business Suite. Authentication is
not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the okxLOV.jsp page in the Administration
console. This page allows an attacker to specify arguments to a WHERE
SQL command without sanitation, allowing for arbitrary SQL injection in
the context of the APPS user.

– Vendor Response:
Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:

– Disclosure Timeline:
2007.01.29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.10.25 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.10.16 - Coordinated public release of advisory

– Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by Joxean Koret.

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