Advisory Details

April 19th, 2012

Oracle Forms Recognition CroScPlt.dll ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilty

ZDI-12-074
ZDI-CAN-1399

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 12287. 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 CroScPlt.dll ActiveX Control. The ActiveX control contains a vulnerable Save() method which allows creation or overwriting of files with arbitrary extensions inside arbitrary locations. This vulnerability can be leveraged to execute code under the context of the 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
  • 2011-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-04-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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