Oracle Buffer Overflow in DBMS_LOGMNR.ADD_LOGFILE
- From: Team SHATTER <shatter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 18:35:05 -0500
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Oracle Database Buffer overflow vulnerabilities in procedure
AppSecInc Team SHATTER Security Advisory
Jan 18, 2007
Affected versions: Oracle Database Server versions 9iR2
Risk level: Medium
Remote exploitable: Yes (Authentication to Database Server is needed)
Credits: This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Esteban
Martínez Fayó of Application Security Inc.
Oracle Database Server provides the DBMS_LOGMNR package that contains
procedures used to initialize the LogMiner tool. This package contains
the procedure ADD_LOGFILE which is vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks.
Any Oracle database user with EXECUTE privilege on the package
SYS.DBMS_LOGMNR can exploit this vulnerability. Exploitation of this
vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. It can also
be exploited to cause DOS (Denial of service) killing Oracle server
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
Restrict access to the SYS.DBMS_LOGMNR package.
Apply Oracle Critical Patch Update January 2007 available at Oracle
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