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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory
Oracle Database GeoRaster API overflow
February 20, 2013
Risk Level: High
Affected versions: Oracle Database 10.2.0.3, 10.2.0.4, 10.2.0.5, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
Remote exploitable: Yes
Credits: This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Martin Rakhmanov of Application Security Inc.
Details: GeoRaster is a feature of Oracle Spatial that lets you store, index, query, analyze, and deliver GeoRaster data. One of the GeoRaster APIs is prone to stack-based overflow.
Impact: An attacker that can connect to database with spatial support can execute arbitrary code in the server's process context.
Vendor Status: Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
Workaround: Do not install spatial support in the database.
Fix: Apply January 2013 CPU.
Links: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html https://www.teamshatter.com/?p=4134
Timeline: Vendor Notification - 5/3/2012 Vendor Response - 5/4/2012 Fix - 1/15/2013 Public Disclosure - 2/20/2013
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