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Oracle Application Server Internet Directory vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#376756

Original Release Date: 2005-10-21 | Last Revised: 2005-10-21


An unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle Internet Directory may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to compromise system confidentiality and integrity.


Oracle Internet Directory provides directory services, such as LDAP support, for the Oracle Application Server. There is an vulnerability in the Oracle Internet Directory. The details of this vulnerability are not clear. However, Oracle states this issue can allow an attacker to easily compromise system confidentiality and integrity.

This issue is identified as AS07 in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005.


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to may be able gain access to, and modify sensitive information.


Apply updates

Apply the appropriate patch or upgrade as specified in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005.

Limit Access to Oracle Internet Directory

Block or restrict access to the Oracle Internet Directory on affected systems from untrusted networks such as the Internet. Sites, particularly those who are not able to apply the appropriate patches, are encouraged to consider implementing this workaround.

Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Oracle Corporation

Updated:  October 21, 2005



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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


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CVSS Metrics

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This document is based on information contained in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 17.21
Date Public: 2005-10-18
Date First Published: 2005-10-21
Date Last Updated: 2005-10-21 17:50 UTC
Document Revision: 16

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