TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer UIXCacheResourceServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-257: July 18th, 2014


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the UIXCacheResourceServlet servlet. The issue lies in the ability to download arbitrary files using a directory traversal vulnerability. A remote attacker can abuse this to disclose sensitive information that could result in remote code under the context of the process.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-01-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2014-07-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)