ZDI-07-058: Oracle E-Business Suite SQL Injection Vulnerability Oct 31 2007 11:13PM
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ZDI-07-058: Oracle E-Business Suite SQL Injection Vulnerability


October 16, 2007

-- CVE ID:


-- Affected Vendor:


-- Affected Products:

E-Business Suite 11

E-Business Suite 12

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:

TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this

vulnerability since October 25, 2007 by Digital Vaccine protection

filter ID 5092. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:


-- Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL on

vulnerable installations of Oracle E-Business Suite. Authentication is

not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the okxLOV.jsp page in the Administration

console. This page allows an attacker to specify arguments to a WHERE

SQL command without sanitation, allowing for arbitrary SQL injection in

the context of the APPS user.

-- 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

2007.10.25 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers

2007.10.16 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by Joxean Koret.

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