Advisory Details

January 22nd, 2016

Oracle GoldenGate File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-022
ZDI-CAN-3040

CVE ID CVE-2016-0451
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS GoldenGate
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within the GoldenGate mgr process, which listens on TCP port 7809. By default, the process does not authenticate connecting machines prior to allowing them to write arbitrary files at arbitrary locations on the server. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.

VENDOR RESPONSE Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-07-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-01-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mike Arnold (Bruk0ut)
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