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Multiple Oracle 9iAS sample pages contain vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#717827

Original Release Date: 2002-02-27 | Last Revised: 2002-03-12

Overview

Oracle Application Server version 9iAS installs with sample pages that demonstrate various functions of the software. Many of these pages can be used by attackers to breach the security of the system.

Description

A fresh installation of Oracle Application Server version 9iAS (and possibly other versions) includes sample JSP scripts and other files that may be abused by an attacker. Vulnerable scripts include:

http://servername/demo/email/sendmail.jsp
http://servername/demo/info/info.jsp
http://servername/cgi-bin/printenv
http://servername/fcgi-bin/echo
http://servername/fcgi-bin/echo2
http://servername/xsql/java/xsql/demo/adhocsql/query.xsql

Impact

Attackers can send arbitrary emails as from the Oracle server or uncover server environment variables and other data.

Solution

The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.

Delete all sample pages and scripts before deploying an Oracle server in a production environment.

Vendor Information

717827
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Oracle

Notified:  February 08, 2002 Updated:  February 26, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

"Ok text. Please link to http://otn.oracle.com/deploy/security/alerts.htm."

Vendor Information

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

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to David Litchfield for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Shawn Van Ittersum.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 10.55
Date Public: 2002-01-10
Date First Published: 2002-02-27
Date Last Updated: 2002-03-12 18:00 UTC
Document Revision: 7

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