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TeamSHATTER Security Advisory: Cross-site scripting in Oracle EM (advReplicationAdmin) (CVE-2013-0355)
Feb 21 2013 07:34PM
Shatter (shatter appsecinc com)
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Cross-site scripting in Oracle Enterprise Manager (advReplicationAdmin)
TeamSHATTER Security Advisory
February 20, 2013
Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Esteban Martinez Fayo of
Application Security Inc.
Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities occur when an attacker tricks a
legitimate web application into sending malicious code, generally in the form
of a script, to an unsuspecting end user. The attack usually involves crafting
a hyperlink with malicious script code embedded within it. A valid user is
likely to click this link since it points to a resource on a trusted domain.
The link can be posted on a web page, or sent in an instant message, or email.
Clicking on the link executes the attacker-injected code in the context of the
trusted web application. Typically, the code steals session cookies, which can
then be used to impersonate a valid user.
There are instances of XSS vulnerabilities in the Distributed/Cross DB
Features of Oracle Enterprise Manager. For example web page
/em/console/database/dist/advRepl/advReplicationAdmin is vulnerable to this
kind of attacks.
Attackers might steal administrator's session cookies, thereby allowing the
attacker to impersonate the valid user.
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
There is no workaround for this vulnerability.
Apply January 2013 CPU.
Vendor Notification - 6/25/2012
Vendor Response - 6/29/2012
Fix - 1/15/2013
Public Disclosure - 2/20/2013
Copyright (c) 2013 Application Security, Inc.
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Disclaimer: The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate
at the time of publishing based on currently available information. Use
of the information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition.
There are no warranties with regard to this information. Neither the
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