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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Oracle Database Vendors:   Oracle
Oracle Database Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Partially Modify Data and Remote Users Cause Partial Denial of Service Conditions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026527
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0072, CVE-2012-0082   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 18 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s):,,,,,,; and prior versions
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Oracle Database. A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions. A remote authenticated user can partially modify data on the target system.

A remote user can exploit a flaw in the Listener component to cause partial denial of service conditions [CVE-2012-0072].

A remote authenticated user with create session privileges can exploit a flaw in the core RDBMS to partially modify data on the target system [CVE-2012-0082].

The following researchers reported these and other Oracle vulnerabilities:

An Anonymous Reporter of TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative; Behrang Fouladi of SensePost Information Security; Chris Wysopal of Veracode; Clement Lecigne; Dennis Yurichev of McAfee Labs; Gorkem Yakin; InfoWorld; Juan Pablo Perez Etchegoyen of Onapsis; Mateusz "j00ru" Jurczyk; Michael Myngerbayev of McAfee Labs; Michael Oglesby of True Digital Security; Minetoshi Takizawa through JPCERT/CC Vulnerability Handling Team; Robert Maly of Ness Technologies; Rohan Stelling of Stratsec Research; and Will Dormann of CERT/CC.

Impact:   A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can partially modify data on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, described in their January 2012 Critical Patch Update advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

[Editor's note: The vendor reports that the fix for CVE-2012-0082 has a significant non-security component and that users should review MOS document 1376995.1.]

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:09:59 +0000
Subject:  Oracle Database



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