[ERPSCAN-15-026] Oracle E-Business Suite - SQL injection Vulnerability

2015-11-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32657
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-11-02T00:00:00

Description

  1. ADVISORY INFORMATION

Title: Oracle E-Business Suite SQL injection Advisory ID: [ERPSCAN-15-026] Advisory URL: http://erpscan.com/advisories/erpscan-15-026-oracle-e-business-suite-sql-injection-vulnerability/ Date published: 20.10.2015 Vendors contacted: Oracle

  1. VULNERABILITY INFORMATION

Class: SQL injection Impact: SQL injection, RCE Remotely Exploitable: Yes Locally Exploitable: No CVE Name: CVE-2015-4846 CVSS Information CVSS Base Score: 3.6 / 10 AV : Access Vector (Related exploit range) Network (N) AC : Access Complexity (Required attack complexity) High (H) Au : Authentication (Level of authentication needed to exploit) Single (S) C : Impact to Confidentiality Partial (P) I : Impact to Integrity Partial (P) A : Impact to Availability None (N)

  1. VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION

The problem is caused by an SQL injection vulnerability. The code comprises an SQL statement that contains strings that can be altered by an attacker. The manipulated SQL statement can then be used to retrieve additional data from the database or to modify the data.

  1. VULNERABLE PACKAGES

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3, 12.1.4

Other versions are probably affected too, but they were not checked.

  1. SOLUTIONS AND WORKAROUNDS

Install Oracle CPU October 2015

  1. AUTHOR Nikita Kelesis, Ivan Chalykin, Alexey Tyurin, Egor Karbutov (ERPScan)

  2. TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

One of SQL extensions (afamexts.sql) does not filter user input values which may lead to SQL injection. The only defense mechanism is a password for APPS. If an attacker knows the password (for example, default password APPS/APPS), he will be able to exploit SQL injection with high privilege.

  1. REPORT TIMELINE

Reported: 17.07.2015 Vendor response: 24.07.2015 Date of Public Advisory: 20.10.2015

  1. REFERENCES

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html http://erpscan.com/advisories/erpscan-15-026-oracle-e-business-suite-sql-injection-vulnerability/ http://erpscan.com/press-center/press-release/erpscan-took-a-closer-look-at-oracle-ebs-security-6-vulnerabilities-patched-in-recent-update/

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