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Shutdown unprotected Oracle TNS Listener via Oracle Discoverer Servlet



Advisory: Shutdown unprotected Oracle TNS Listener via Oracle Discoverer Servlet
Advisory: Shutdown unprotected Oracle TNS Listener via Oracle Discoverer Servlet



Name 	Shutdown unprotected TNS Listener via Oracle Discoverer Servlet [AS01]
Systems Affected 	Oracle Discoverer Servlet
Severity 	        Low Risk
Category 	        Remote D.o.S.
Vendor URL 	 http://www.oracle.com/ 
Author 	            Alexander Kornbrust (ak at red-database-security.com)	 
Advisory 	        17 April 2007 (V 1.00)


Details
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The Oracle Discoverer Servlet contains a field for the database/tns alias. It is possible to send TNS STOP commands via this field and to shutdown unprotected Oracle TNS Listener.

This advisory is available at
 


Patch Information
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Apply the patches for Oracle CPU April 2007.


History
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28-oct-2003 Oracle secalert was informed
29-oct-2003 Bug confirmed
17-apr-2007 Oracle published CPU April 2007 [AS01]
17-apr-2007 Advisory published


Additional Information
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An analysis of the Oracle CPU April 2007 is available here 
 

This document will be updated during the next few days and weeks with the latest information.


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