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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory: Oracle Database GeoRaster API overflow (CVE-2012-3220)
Feb 21 2013 07:15PM
Shatter (shatter appsecinc com)
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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory
Oracle Database GeoRaster API overflow
February 20, 2013
Oracle Database 10.2.0.3, 10.2.0.4, 10.2.0.5, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Martin Rakhmanov of
Application Security Inc.
GeoRaster is a feature of Oracle Spatial that lets you store, index, query,
analyze, and deliver GeoRaster data. One of the GeoRaster APIs is prone to
An attacker that can connect to database with spatial support can execute
arbitrary code in the server's process context.
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
Do not install spatial support in the database.
Apply January 2013 CPU.
Vendor Notification - 5/3/2012
Vendor Response - 5/4/2012
Fix - 1/15/2013
Public Disclosure - 2/20/2013
Copyright (c) 2013 Application Security, Inc.
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