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Cross-Site-Scripting Vulnerabilitiy in Oracle APEX NOTIFICATION_MSG

Name Cross-Site-Scripting Vulnerabilitiy in Oracle APEX NOTIFICATION_MSG
Systems Affected Oracle APEX/HTMLDB
Severity Medium Risk
Category Cross Site Scripting (XSS/CSS)
Vendor URL http://www.oracle.com/
Author Alexander Kornbrust (ak at red-database-security.com)
Date 18 October 2006 (V 1.00)
Advisory http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_apex_css_notification_msg.html

Details
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The parameter NOTIFCATION_MSG parameter contains a cross site scripting vulnerability.

Affected Products
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Oracle APEX/HTMLDB < 2.2.1


Patch Information
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This bug is fixed with the patch 2.2.1 of APEX which is not part of the Critical Patch Update October 2006. It's necessary to upgrade your APEX/HTMLDB installation to 2.2.1. Patches are currently not available for Oracle Application Express.



History
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03-oct-2005 Oracle secalert was informed
04-oct-2005 Bug confirmed
17-oct-2006 Oracle published CPU October 2006
18-oct-2006 Red-Database-Security published this advisory



Additional Information
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An analysis of the Oracle CPU Oct 2006 is available here http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_cpu_oct_2006.html