Multiple SQL Injection Flaws in Oracle CTX_DOC package

Credit: NGSSoftware
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 6.5/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: Single time
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory Name: Multiple SQL Injection Flaws in Oracle CTX_DOC package Systems Affected: Oracle 10g release 1 and 2 Severity: High Vendor URL: Author: David Litchfield [ davidl (at) ngssoftware (dot) com [email concealed] ] Reported: 6 June 2005 Date of Public Advisory: 17th October 2007 Advisory number: #NISR17102007A Description *********** The Intermedia application in Oracle 10g release 1 and 2 is vulnerable to SQL injection. Details ******* The Intermedia application, owned by CTXSYS, contains a package called CTX_DOC. This package contains multiple SQL injection flaws. The following procedures on this package provide vectors for SQL injection attacks: THEMES GIST TOKENS FILTER HIGHLIGHT MARKUP These can be exploited by a database user; further they can be exploited via Oracle Application Server by an attacker without a user ID and password across the Internet. Fix Information *************** Oracle was alerted to these flaws on the 6th of June 2005. A patch has now been made available: cpuo ct2007.html NGSSQuirreL for Oracle, an advanced vulnerability assessment scanner designed specifically for Oracle, can be used to accurately determine whether your servers are vulnerable to these flaws. More information about NGSSQuirreL for Oracle can be found here: p About NGSSoftware ***************** NGSSoftware develops vulnerability assessment and compliancy tools for database servers including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, Sybase and Informix. Headquartered in the United Kingdom NGS has offices in London, St. Andrews (UK), Brisbane, and Perth (Australia) and Seattle in the United States; NGSConsulting provide services to some of the largest and most demanding organizations around the globe. Telephone +44 208 401 0070 Fax +44 208 401 0076 enquiries (at) ngssoftware (dot) com [email concealed] -- E-MAIL DISCLAIMER The information contained in this email and any subsequent correspondence is private, is solely for the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential or privileged information. For those other than the intended recipient(s), any disclosure, copying, distribution, or any other action taken, or omitted to be taken, in reliance on such information is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this message in error, please inform the sender and delete this mail and any attachments. The views expressed in this email do not necessarily reflect NGS policy. NGS accepts no liability or responsibility for any onward transmission or use of emails and attachments having left the NGS domain. NGS and NGSSoftware are trading names of Next Generation Security Software Ltd. Registered office address: 52 Throwley Way, Sutton, SM1 4BF with Company Number 04225835 and VAT Number 783096402

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