Oracle Secure Backup NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

2009-01-16T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:21156
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-01-16T00:00:00

Description

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 10.2.0.2 through a malformed NDMP packet.

Impact:

Remote Code Execution

Risk:

Critical (Base Score:10.0)

Affected Software:

Oracle Secure Backup 10.2.0.2

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

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