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Alert -
Serious Oracle Vulnerability Patch

Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting

June 9,  2004
John Garmany

Affected Applications are:

E-Business Suite 11i, 11.5.1 thru 11.5.8, All Platforms.

E-Business Suite 11.5.9 and later are not vulnerable.

Allows Unauthenticated Access to the Database.

This is an SQL Injection vulnerability.

SQL Injection is where an attacker inserts an SQL statement or fragment into an input field on a web page or form. The application then sends the SQL text to the database where it is executed with the Oracle process privileges.

This could allow an attacker to compromise, invalidate or allow unauthorized transmission of the data in the database.

Because this attack uses a browser and takes place at the application interface (internet or infranet) most intrusion detection and/or firewalls can not provide protection.

Oracle has a patch available on MOSC.

Details on the Patch are documented in the MOSC Document ID 274375.1

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