TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle E-Business Suite SQL Injection Vulnerability

ZDI-07-058: October 31st, 2007


Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    E-Business Suite

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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL on vulnerable installations of Oracle E-Business Suite. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the okxLOV.jsp page in the Administration console. This page allows an attacker to specify arguments to a WHERE SQL command without sanitation, allowing for arbitrary SQL injection in the context of the APPS user.

Vendor Response

Oracle / PeopleSoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2007-01-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2007-10-31 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Joxean Koret