Vulnerability Note VU#520721
Oracle Outside In contains exploitable vulnerabilities in Lotus 123 and Microsoft CAB file parsers
Oracle Outside In contains exploitable vulnerabilities in Lotus 123 and Microsoft CAB file parsers, which can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Oracle Outside In is a set of libraries that can decode over 500 different file formats. Originally written by Stellent, Outside In is now part of Oracle. The Oracle Outside In libraries are used by a variety of applications, including Oracle Fusion Middleware, Google Search Appliance, Guidance Encase Forensics, AccessData FTK, and Novell Groupwise.
Outside In fails to properly handle Lotus 123 and Microsoft CAB file data, which are handled on the Windows platform by the libraries vswk6.dll and sccut.dll, respectively. The Linux version of Outside In uses libvs_wk6.so and libsc_ut.so. Other supported platforms may use different file names.The CAB file parser may be used when handling a variety of file formats, including Microsoft OneNote (.onepkg).
By causing an application to process a specially-crafted file with the Oracle Outside In library, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the vulnerable application. Depending on what application is using Outside In, this may happen as the result of some user interaction, such as single-clicking on a file, or it may happen with no user interaction at all.
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Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|AccessData||Affected||30 Mar 2011||03 Aug 2011|
|ACD Systems International||Affected||-||06 Jul 2012|
|Avantstar||Affected||-||19 Apr 2011|
|Cisco Systems, Inc.||Affected||18 Apr 2011||16 Jan 2012|
|Affected||-||01 Apr 2014|
|Guidance Software, Inc.||Affected||18 Apr 2011||25 Jul 2011|
|Hewlett-Packard Company||Affected||19 Apr 2011||10 May 2011|
|IBM Corporation||Affected||18 Apr 2011||29 Jan 2014|
|Kamel Software||Affected||18 Apr 2011||08 Aug 2011|
|kcura||Affected||-||08 Aug 2011|
|Kroll Ontrack Inc||Affected||21 Apr 2011||10 May 2011|
|Lucion||Affected||22 Jul 2011||26 Aug 2011|
|MarkLogic Corporation||Affected||08 Aug 2011||26 Aug 2011|
|McAfee||Affected||21 Apr 2011||04 May 2011|
|NewSoft America Inc||Affected||21 Apr 2011||10 May 2011|
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These vulnerabilities were reported by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2011-0794 CVE-2011-0808
- Date Public: 19 Apr 2011
- Date First Published: 19 Apr 2011
- Date Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014
- Severity Metric: 17.71
- Document Revision: 77
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