Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities

by Carol~ Moderator - 1/16/13 12:34 PM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - January 16, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-01-16

Criticality level : Less critical
Impact: Manipulation of data
Where: From local network
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Software: Oracle Database 10.x
Oracle Database 11.x

Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle Database, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system and by malicious people to manipulate certain data.

1) Some errors exists in the Enterprise Manager Grid Control component.

2) The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error within the Spatial component and can be exploited by authenticated users to execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires "Create Table" privileges.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 10.2.0.3, 10.2.0.4, 10.2.0.5, 11.1.0.7, 11.2.0.2, and 11.2.0.3.

Solution:
Apply patch (please see the vendor's advisory for details).

Provided and/or discovered by:
It is currently unclear who reported the vulnerabilities as the Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2013 only provides a bundled list of credits. This section will be updated when/if the original reporter provides more information.

Original Advisory:
Oracle:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html#AppendixDB

http://secunia.com/advisories/51876/