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                    ESB-2002.079 -- CIAC Bulletin M-037
        Oracle 9iAS Multiple Buffer Overflows in the PL/SQL Module
                             18 February 2002


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Oracle 9iAS
Operating System:       Sun SPARC Solaris 2.6
                        MS Windows NT/2000 Server
                        HP-UX 11.0/32-bit
Impact:                 Denial of Service
                        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access Required:        Remote

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                             INFORMATION BULLETIN

          Oracle 9iAS Multiple Buffer Overflows in the PL/SQL Module 
        [NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory - NISR06022002B]

February 7, 2002 18:00 GMT                                        Number M-037
PROBLEM:       There are multiple buffer overflows in the PL/SQL module for 
               Oracle Application Server running on Apache web servers that 
               allow the execution of arbitary code. 
PLATFORM:      Oracle 9iAS running on: 
               Sun SPARC Solaris 2.6 
               MS Windows NT/2000 Server 
               HP-UX 11.0/32-bit 
DAMAGE:        An unauthenticated remote attacker may cause a 
               denial-of-service or execute arbitrary code on the system with 
               the privileges of the Apache process. The Apache service 
               typically runs with SYSTEM privileges on Windows NT and Windows 
               2000, if exploited the attacker may gain complete control of 
               the system. 
SOLUTION:      Apply the patch as indicated below. The patch can be downloaded 
               at Metalink site (http://metalink.oracle.com). 
VULNERABILITY  The risk is HIGH. Exploiting these vulnerabilities may allow an 
ASSESSMENT:    attacker complete control of the system. 
 CIAC BULLETIN:      http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/m-037.shtml 
 ORIGINAL BULLETIN:  http://www.nextgenss.com/advisories/plsql.txt 
 PATCHES:            http://metalink.oracle.com 

Version: 4.0 Business Edition


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