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ZDI-07-016: Oracle E-Business Suite Arbitrary Node Deletion Vulnerability
Apr 18 2007 08:12PM
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ZDI-07-016: Oracle E-Business Suite Arbitrary Node Deletion
April 18, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Oracle E-Business Suite
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since December 14, 2006 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 4919. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete any existing
Document Management node on vulnerable installations of Oracle
E-Business Suite. Authentication is not required to exploit this
The specific flaw exists in the APPLSYS.FND_DM_NODES package. The
procedure to delete nodes does not check for a valid session thereby
allowing an attacker to arbitrarily delete any node registered,
including the root node.
-- Vendor Response:
Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.01.29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2006.12.14 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.04.18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Joxean Koret.
-- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI):
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(ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security
researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.
Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research
through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:
The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is used.
3Com does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any exploit code.
Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor, 3Com provides its
customers with zero day protection through its intrusion prevention
technology. Explicit details regarding the specifics of the
vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until an official vendor
patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the altruistic aim of
helping to secure a broader user base, 3Com provides this vulnerability
information confidentially to security vendors (including competitors)
who have a vulnerability protection or mitigation product.
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