Advisory Details

January 14th, 2009

Oracle Secure Backup exec_qr() Command Injection Vulnerability

ZDI-09-003
ZDI-CAN-224

CVE ID CVE-2008-5448
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Secure Backup
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Secure Backup. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the routine exec_qr() defined in the web script login.php. The user-supplied variable $rbtool is improperly sanitized and later passed through a call to popen(), this can result in remote pre-authentication command injection.

VENDOR RESPONSE Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2007-07-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2009-01-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Joxean Koret
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