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Oracle Application Testing Suite DownloadServlet reportName Parameter Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-045: January 25th, 2016


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to exfiltrate arbitrary files on vulnerable installations of Oracle Application Testing Suite. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DownloadServlet. By providing a reportName parameter containing a directory traversal where the downloadType is specified as report, an attacker can exfiltrate arbitrary files from the system.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2015-09-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2016-01-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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