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Secunia Security Advisory 50143

Secunia Security Advisory 50143
Posted Aug 8, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - David Litchfield has reported a vulnerability in Oracle Database, which can be exploited by malicious users to gain escalated privileges.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50143

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TITLE:
Oracle Database CTXSYS.CONTEXT Index Privilege Escalation
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50143

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50143/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50143

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-08

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50143/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50143/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50143

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:
David Litchfield has reported a vulnerability in Oracle Database,
which can be exploited by malicious users to gain escalated
privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error related to
the CTXSYS.CONTEXT index. No further information is currently
available.

Successful exploitation allows user to gain SYSDBA privileges, but
requires CREATE TABLE and CREATE PROCEDURE privileges and EXECUTE
privileges on DBMS_STATS.

SOLUTION:
Reportedly, patches are available for some 11gR2 versions (please
contact the vendor for more information).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
David Litchfield

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.teamshatter.com/topics/general/team-shatter-exclusive/ctxsys-context-privilege-escalation/

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:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
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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