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Oracle Database Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges and Local Users Access Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037630
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-3240, CVE-2017-3310   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 19 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Oracle Database. A local user can access data on the target system. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in the OJVM component to gain elevated privileges [CVE-2017-3310].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the RDBMS Security component to partially access data [CVE-2017-3240].

The following researchers reported these and other Oracle product vulnerabilities:

Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos; Alexander Mirosh of Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Alvaro Munoz of Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Andrew Fowler of Lithium; Behzad Najjarpour Jabbari, Secunia Research at Flexera Software; Blessen Thomas of EY Global Delivery Services; Brian Martin of Tenable Network Security;
Daniel Bleichenbacher of Google; Daniel Fahlgren; David Litchfield formerly of Google; Dawid Golunski of Legal Hackers; Deniz Cevik of Biznet Bilisim A.S.; Dmitry Yudin of ERPScan; Emiliano J. Fausto of Onapsis; Gaston Traberg of Onapsis; Jacob Baines - Tenable Network Security (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative); John Page (hyp3rlinx); Kristian Hermansen at undisclosed; Li Qiang of the Qihoo 360 Gear Team; of LINE Corporation; Mala; Maris Elsins of Google; Matias Mevied of Onapsis; Moritz Bechler; Nicholas Lemonias of Advanced Information Security Corporation; Owais Mehtab of IS; Per Lindberg; Red Hat Product Security; Roman Shalymov of ERPScan; Shannon Hickey of Adobe; Tayeeb Rana of IS; Ubais PK of EY Global Delivery Services; Wladislaw Mitzel; Wolfgang Hotwagner; Xiejingwei Fei of FINRA;
XOR19 of Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative; and Zuozhi Fan formerly of Alibaba.

Impact:   A local user can obtain data on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix as part of the January 2017 Oracle Critical Patch Update.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (2012)

Message History:   None.

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