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Oracle Enterprise Manager Oracle Agent contains a buffer overflow

Vulnerability Note VU#865948

Original Release Date: 2005-10-20 | Last Revised: 2005-10-21

Overview

Oracle Enterprise Manager Oracle Agent contains a buffer overflow vulnerability. Exploitation may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code, possibly with elevated privileges.

Description

The Oracle Agent provides remote management services for Oracle Enterprise Manager. A lack of input validation in the Oracle agent may allow a buffer overflow to occur. A remote attacker may be able to trigger the buffer overflow by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to a vulnerable Oracle Agent installation.

We currently believe this vulnerability to be Oracle Vuln# EM01, which listed in the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2005.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code, possibly with elevated (SYSTEM) privileges

Solution

Apply updates

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

Vendor Information

865948
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Oracle Corporation

Updated:  October 20, 2005

Status

  Vulnerable

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.

Addendum

Please see http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/pdf/cpuoct2005.html.

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CVSS Metrics

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

References

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was reported by Oracle SPI Dynamics , and Alexander Kornbrust of red-database security

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 8.40
Date Public: 2005-10-18
Date First Published: 2005-10-20
Date Last Updated: 2005-10-21 17:39 UTC
Document Revision: 15

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