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Oracle Database Net Listener vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#870172

Original Release Date: 2006-01-25 | Last Revised: 2006-01-25


An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Net Listener may allow a remote attacker to compromise system confidentiality, integrity, and availability.


Oracle Net Listener contains a vulnerability.The details of this vulnerability are not clear. However, Oracle states this issue can allow an attacker to easily compromise system availability. In addition, system confidentiality and integrity may be at risk, but Oracle specifies that compromising confidentiality and integrity is difficult.

This issue is identified as DB09 in the Oracle CPU for January 2006.


A remote attacker may be able to may be able gain access to, and modify sensitive information, or cause a denial-of-service condition.


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

Vendor Information


Oracle Corporation Affected

Updated:  January 25, 2006



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We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

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 January 2006. Information in this document came from Oracle, Alexander Kornbrust of Red-database Security, and Integrigy.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0263
Severity Metric: 4.73
Date Public: 2006-01-17
Date First Published: 2006-01-25
Date Last Updated: 2006-01-25 21:58 UTC
Document Revision: 9

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