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Secunia Security Advisory 48663

Secunia Security Advisory 48663
Posted Apr 29, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Secunia Research has discovered a security issue in Quest Toad for Data Analysts, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

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Secunia Security Advisory 48663

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TITLE:
Quest Toad for Data Analysts Insecure Default Directory Permissions

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48663

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48663/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48663

RELEASE DATE:
2012-04-27

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48663/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
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* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/48663/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48663

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Secunia Research has discovered a security issue in Quest Toad for
Data Analysts, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
gain escalated privileges.

The problem is that insecure default permissions ("Everyone" group
granted "Full Control") are set on the "%CommonProgramFiles%\Quest
Shared" directory and some of its child objects. This can be
exploited to remove, manipulate, and replace application files.

The security issue is confirmed in version 3.0.1 bundled with Quest
Toad Development Suite for Oracle version 11.0R2. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Set proper permissions to prevent unprivileged users from creating or
manipulating files in the directory.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Secunia Research

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2012-13/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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