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Alert (TA04-245A)

Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Products

Original release date: September 01, 2004 | Last revised: September 03, 2004

Systems Affected

The following Oracle applications are affected:

  • Oracle Database 10g Release 1, version 10.1.0.2
  • Oracle9i Database Server Release 2, versions 9.2.0.4 and 9.2.0.5
  • Oracle9i Database Server Release 1, versions 9.0.1.4, 9.0.1.5 and 9.0.4
  • Oracle8i Database Server Release 3, version 8.1.7.4
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g, version 10.1.0.2
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control 10g, version 10.1.0.2
  • Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4), versions 9.0.4.0 and 9.0.4.1
  • Oracle9i Application Server Release 2, versions 9.0.2.3 and 9.0.3.1
  • Oracle9i Application Server Release 1, version 1.0.2.2


Oracle's Collaboration Suite and E-Business Suite 11i contain some of the vulnerable components and are also affected.

According to Oracle, the following product releases and versions, and all future releases and versions are not affected:

  • Oracle Database 10g Release 1, version 10.1.0.3
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g, version 10.1.0.3 (not yet available)
  • Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4), version 9.0.4.2 (not yet available)

Overview

Several vulnerabilities exist in the Oracle Database Server, Application Server, and Enterprise Manager software. The most serious vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system. Oracle's Collaboration Suite and E-Business Suite 11i contain the vulnerable software and are affected as well.

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle's Database Server, Application Server, and Enterprise Manager software. According to reports, several buffer overflow, format string, SQL injection and other types of vulnerabilities were discovered and reported to Oracle.

Oracle has released Oracle Security Alert #68 (pdf) to address these vulnerabilities. We are tracking them as follows:

VU#170830 - Oracle Enterprise Manager contains several vulnerabilities

VU#316206 - Oracle Database Server contains several vulnerabilities

VU#435974 - Oracle Application Server contains several vulnerabilities

As more information becomes available, we will update these vulnerability notes as appropriate.

Impact

The impacts of the vulnerabilities described above are unclear.

According to credible reports, the impacts of these vulnerabilities range from the remote, unauthenticated execution of arbitrary code to data corruption or leakage.

Solution

Apply a patch or upgrade

Apply the appropriate patch or upgrade as specified in the Oracle Security Alert #68 (pdf).

Organizations that use Oracle's Collaboration Suite or E-Business Suite 11i should see Oracle Security Alert #68 (pdf) for remediation instructions.

Appendix A. References



US-CERT thanks all the parties involved in researching and reporting these vulnerabilities. Specifically, Oracle credits the people for discovering these issues: Cesar Cerrudo, Pete Finnigan, Jonathan Gennick, Alexander Kornbrust of Red Database Security, Stephen Kost of Integrigy, David Litchfield of NGSS Limited, Matt Moore of PenTest Limited, Aaron Newman of Application Security Inc., Andy Rees of QinetiQ, Christian Schaller of Siemens CERT.


Feedback can be directed to the author: Jason A. Rafail.


Revision History

  • Sep 1, 2004: Initial release

    Sep 3, 2004: Updated Credits

    Last updated

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