TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle Secure Backup Web Interface Various Post-Auth Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

ZDI-10-124: July 13th, 2010


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands on vulnerable installations of Oracle Secure Backup. Authentication is required to exploit these vulnerabilities.

The specific flaws exist due to how the application passes CGI parameters to the internal obtool binary running on port 443. Due to improper filtering of user data a specially crafted request could lead to arbitrary commands being executed under the credentials of the service.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2009-12-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2010-07-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod