Advisory Details

April 19th, 2012

Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Sssplt30.ocx ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilty

ZDI-12-073
ZDI-CAN-1356

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebCenter Forms Recognition
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12283. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition Sssplt30.ocx ActiveX Control SaveLayout() method. This method allows the creation of replacement of local files with some user controlled data. This can be used to execute remote code under the context of the current user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-11-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-04-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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