NGS00107 Patch Notification: Oracle Grid Engine sgepasswd Buffer Overflow

2012-05-01T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:28014
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-05-01T00:00:00

Description

High Risk Vulnerability Oracle Grid Engine

30 April 2012

Edward Torkington of NGS Secure has discovered a High risk vulnerability in Oracle Grid Engine

Impact: sgepasswd Buffer Overflow

Versions affected: version 6_2u7

This has been addresses as part of oracle April update: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html

NGS Secure is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NGS Secure approach to responsible disclosure.

NGS Secure Research http://www.ngssecure.com