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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory: SQL Injection in Oracle Alter FBA Table (CVE-2012-1751)
Feb 21 2013 01:55PM
Shatter (shatter appsecinc com)
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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory
SQL Injection in Oracle Alter FBA Table
February 20, 2013
Oracle Database Enterprise Edition 11.1, 11.2
This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Martin Rakhmanov of
Application Security Inc.
Renaming a table having flashback archive using specially crafted table name
triggers internal SQL injection. This allows users to execute code with
An attacker having control over a flashback-enabled table can get SYSDBA
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
Do not grant flashback archive privilege to untrusted users. Limit access to
flashback-enabled tables to trusted users only.
Apply Oracle Critical Patch Update October 2012 available at Oracle Support.
Vendor Notification - 1/23/2012
Vendor Response - 1/26/2012
Fix - 16/10/2012
Public Disclosure - 2/20/2013
Copyright (c) 2013 Application Security, Inc.
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