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Oracle Application Testing Suite ReportImage tempfilename Parameter Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-038: January 25th, 2016

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Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Application Testing Suite. Authentication is required but can be bypassed.

The specific vulnerability is exposed by the ActionServlet servlet. In the ReportImage action, the tempfilename parameter is vulnerable to directory traversal. An attacker could leverage this to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2015-10-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2016-01-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    rgod