Advisory Details

May 29th, 2013

Oracle WebCenter Content CheckOutAndOpen.dll ActiveX coao/openWebdav Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-094
ZDI-CAN-1689

CVE ID CVE-2013-1559
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebCenter Content
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12943. 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 Content. 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 CheckOutAndOpen.dll ActiveX control's coao and openWebdav methods. By specifying a carefully constructed path an attacker can force the contents of the file to be passed to ShellExecuteExW. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute 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/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-01-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-05-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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