Oracle Secure Backup NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Oracle Secure Backup NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command Buffer Overflow Vulnerability 2009.January.13 Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team Discovers Vulnerability in Oracle Secure Backup Summary: ======== A Buffer Overflow vulnerability exists Oracle Secure Backup through a malformed NDMP packet. Impact: ======= Remote Code Execution Risk: ===== Critical (Base Score:10.0) Affected Software: ================== Oracle Secure Backup Additional Information: ======================= Sending a malformed NDMP client authentication(NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command) packet will cause a overflow a buffer overflow due to invalid bounds checking. Solutions: ========== Use the solution provided by Oracle http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team released a signature "Oracle.NDMP.CONNECT.CLIENT.AUTH.User.ID.Buffer.Overflow" on Jan 13 2009, which covers this specific vulnerability. Fortinet customers who subscribe to FortinetЎЇs intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. FortinetЎЇs IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle. Acknowledgement: ================ Zhenhualiu and XiaopengZhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team References: =========== http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-02.html http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html CVE ID: CVE-2008-5444 http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-5444 *** This email and any attachments thereto may contain private, confidential, and privileged material for the sole use of the intended recipient. Any review, copying, or distribution of this email (or any attachments thereto) by others is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender immediately and permanently delete the original and any copies of this email and any attachments thereto. ***