Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator ETL Server Authentication Bypass VulnerabilityZDI-15-356: July 20th, 2015
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable instances of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the generation and use of session hashes. The issue lies in the use of the fixed data when authenticating. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to bypass authentication checks which can then be chained to execute code within the context of the clover service.
Vendor ResponseOracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2015-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite