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Oracle Database Server MDSYS.MD Buffer Overflows and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

8.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Oracle database and is prone to a Buffer Overflow and Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are due to an error in 'MDSYS.MD' package that is used in the Oracle spatial component. The package has EXECUTE permissions set to PUBLIC, so any Oracle database user can exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Oracle Database server versions 8.1.7.4, 9.0.1.5, 9.2.0.7, and 10.1.0.4.

Solution

Solution

Apply the patch from the referenced advisory.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)