Oracle Secure Backup's observiced.exe Denial Of Service vulnerability Jan 15 2009 09:25AM
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Oracle Secure Backup's observiced.exe Denial Of Service vulnerability

2009.January.13

Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team Discovers a vulnerability in observiced.exe of Oracle Secure Backup

Summary:

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A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists Oracle Secure Backup 10.2.0.2 observiced.exe through malformed packet.

Impact:

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Remote Denial Of Service

Risk:

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Medium (Base Score:5.0)

Affected Software:

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Oracle Secure Backup 10.2.0.2

Additional Information:

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Oracle Secure Backup listens, and receives Oracle's private Protocol data in a default configuration, on TCP port 400

By sending some malformed data to this port will lead Denial Of Service.

Solutions:

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Use the solution provided by Oracle http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/
cpujan2009.html

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet¡¯s intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this Remote Denial Of Service

vulnerability. Fortinet¡¯s IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.

Acknowledgement:

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Zhenhualiu and XiaopengZhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

References:

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http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-02.html

http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/
cpujan2009.html

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5445

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-5445

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