Advisory Details

January 20th, 2012

Oracle Outside In OOXML Relationship Tag Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-12-017
ZDI-CAN-1306

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 9.7, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Outside In
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The flaw exists within the sccfut.dll component which is used by multiple vendors, most notably the Novell Groupwise E-Mail Client. When opening the OOXML formatted mail attachment for preview the process copies the target of a Relationship tag to a local stack buffer. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability 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:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2012-366304.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-11-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-01-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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