[Onapsis Security Advisory 2011-007] Oracle JD Edwards JDENET Kernel Shutdown
- From: Onapsis Research Labs <research@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:42:36 -0300
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Onapsis Security Advisory 2011-007: Oracle JD Edwards JDENET Kernel Shutdown
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1. Impact on Business
By exploiting this vulnerability, an unauthenticated attacker would be able to remotely shutdown the JD Edwards server.
This would result in the total unavailability of the ERP functionality, preventing company users from performing the required business processes.
- -- Risk Level: High
2. Advisory Information
- -- Release Date: 2011-04-27
- -- Last Revised: 2011-04-27
- -- Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2011-07
- -- Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00020
- -- Researcher: Juan Pablo Perez Etchegoyen
3. Vulnerability Information
- -- Vendor: ORACLE
- -- Affected Components:
* JD Edwards 9.0 EnterpriseOne Server + EnterpriseOne Tools 8.98
( older versions might be also affected)
- -- Vulnerability Class: Denial of service
- -- Remotely Exploitable: Yes
- -- Locally Exploitable: No
- -- Authentication Required: No
- -- Original Advisory:
4. Affected Components Description
JDENet is a network communication middleware that performs network communications workstation-to-server and server-to-server. It is used to call
remote functions, to authenticate users and transmit information between hosts in a JD Edwards environment.
5. Vulnerability Details
If a specially-crafted message is sent to the JDENET Service, the JDENET Kernel performs a shutdown of the service.
Further technical details about this issue are not disclosed at this moment with the purpose of providing enough time to affected customers to patch
their systems and protect against the exploitation of the
Apply Oracle Critical Patch update April ? 2010. More information available on http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2011-301950.html
Onapsis strongly recommends Oracle customers to download the related security fixes and apply them to the affected components in order to reduce
7. Report Timeline
* 2010-09-20: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to Oracle.
* 2010-09-21: Oracle confirms reception of vulnerability submission.
* 2010-09-24: Oracle states vulnerability is under investigation.
* 2010-10-07: Oracle confirms vulnerability.
* 2011-04-19: Oracle releases fixes in CPU.
* 2011-04-27: Onapsis releases security advisory.
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