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Oracle DBMS_REPUTIL package vulnerable to SQL injection

Vulnerability Note VU#139049

Original Release Date: 2006-04-20 | Last Revised: 2006-04-20


An SQL injection vulnerability in the Oracle DBMS_REPUTIL package may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands on a vulnerable Oracle installation.


Oracle DBMS_REPUTIL package contains a SQL injection vulnerability.The details of this vulnerability are not clear. We believe that the DBMS_REPUTIL package is accessible by users with PUBLIC privileges.

Based on research into public information, we believe that this issue is Oracle vuln# DB01 in the Oracle CPU for April 2006 . However, there is not sufficient information to authoritatively relate Oracle vulnerability information to information provided by other parties.


A remote attacker may be able to execute SQL queries on a server, possibly with elevated privileges. As a result, attackers may be able to view or modify the contents of an Oracle database.


Apply patches
This issue is corrected in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for April 2006.

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Oracle Corporation Affected

Updated:  April 20, 2006



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The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.


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This vulnerability was reported in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for April 2006. Information in this document came from Oracle and Alexander Kornbrust of Red-Database Security,

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 10.86
Date Public: 2006-04-18
Date First Published: 2006-04-20
Date Last Updated: 2006-04-20 11:25 UTC
Document Revision: 10

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