TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator ETL Server Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-15-356: July 20th, 2015


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Vulnerability Details

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 Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2015-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite