Advisory Details

January 22nd, 2016

Oracle GoldenGate Veridata File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-023
ZDI-CAN-3041

CVE ID CVE-2016-0452
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 with whitelisted names on the server. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS 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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