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