Team SHATTER Security Advisory: Multiple SQL Injection vulnerabilities in Oracle Enterprise Manager

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-08-04T00:00:00



Team SHATTER Security Advisory

Multiple SQL Injection vulnerabilities in Oracle Enterprise Manager

July 22, 2009

Risk Level: High

Affected versions: Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control 11 (, and Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control (and previous patchsets)

Remote exploitable: Yes (Authentication is needed)

Credits: This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Esteban Martínez Fayó of Application Security Inc.

Details: SQL Injection works by attempting to modify the parameters passed to an application to change the SQL statements that are passed to a database. SQL injection can be used to insert additional SQL statements to be executed. The 'Type', 'snapshot' and 'table' parameters used in web page /em/console/ecm/history/configHistory and 'fConfigGuid' parameter used in /em/console/ecm/config/compare/compareWizSecondConfig are vulnerable to SQL Injection attacks. These web pages are part of Oracle Enterprise Manager web application. It may be possible for a malicious user to execute a function with the elevated privileges of the SYSMAN database user in the repository database. This user has the DBA role granted.

Impact: This vulnerability allow a Oracle Enterprise Manager user with VIEW (or more) privileges to execute a function call with the elevated privileges of the SYSMAN database user.

Vendor Status: Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.

Workaround: There is no workaround for this issue.

Fix: Apply Oracle Critical Patch Update July 2009 available at Oracle Metalink.

CVE: CVE-2009-1966, CVE-2009-1967

Links: Application Security, Inc advisory:

Timeline: Vendor Notification - 7/11/2008 Vendor Response - 7/14/2008 Fix - 7/14/2009 Public Disclosure - 7/22/2009

Application Security, Inc's database security solutions have helped over 1,600 organizations secure their databases from all internal and external threats while also ensuring that those organizations meet or exceed regulatory compliance and audit requirements.

Disclaimer: The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing based on currently available information. Use of the information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are no warranties with regard to this information. Neither the author nor the publisher accepts any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage arising from use of, or reliance on, this information.

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