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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20110215

Oracle 10/11g exp.exe - param file Local Buffer Overflow

Date Disclosed:
2/15/2011

Date Patched:
1/12/2012

Vendor:
Oracle

Affected Software:
Oracle Database 10.x, and prior to 11g Release 2 11.2.0.3

Description:
Oracle Database is susceptible to a local buffer overflow vulnerability. Successful exploitation would yield arbitrary code execution under the context of the Oracle database.

Severity:
Moderate

Code Execution:
Yes

Impact:
Client-side Remote Code Execution
This client-side vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the ability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current application. If the application is run as Administrator, the attacker may gain complete control of the target system.

Mitigation:
No mitigation has been provided.

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 15809 - Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU-JAN-2012) - Windows
  • 15810 - Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU-JAN-2012) - UNIX/Linux

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Status:
2011-15-2 - Public Information Released
2012-12-1 - Oracle releases the January 2012 CPU

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