Oracle Database TNS listener spoofing

oracledatabase-tnslistener-spoofing (75303) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Oracle Database could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by an error in the TNS listener service. By registering an existing instance or service name, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to read, inject or modify transmitted data.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Temporary-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-1675 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Full-disclosure Mailing List, Wed Apr 18 2012 - 16:03:00 CDT: The history of a -probably- 13 years old Oracle bug: TNS Poison.
  • Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-1675: Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-1675.
  • BID-53308: Oracle Database Server 'TNS Listener' Remote Poisoning Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-1675: The TNS Listener, as used in Oracle Database 11g 11.1.0.7, 11.2.0.2, and 11.2.0.3, and 10g 10.2.0.3, 10.2.0.4, and 10.2.0.5, as used in Oracle Fusion Middleware, Enterprise Manager, E-Business Suite, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary database commands by performing a remote registration of a database (1) instance or (2) service name that already exists, then conducting a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack to hijack database connections, aka TNS Poison.
  • OSVDB ID: 81475: Oracle Database Server TNS Listener Spoofing Remote Command Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Database 10.2.0.3 Release 2
  • Oracle Database 10.2.0.4 Release 2
  • Oracle Database 10.2.0.5 Release 2
  • Oracle Database 11.1.0.7 Release 1
  • Oracle Database 11.2.0.2 Release 2
  • Oracle Database 11.2.0.3 Release 2

Reported:

Apr 30, 2012

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