Oracle9iAS Web Cache stores admin password in $ORACLE_HOME/webcache/webcache.xml
|oracle-appserver-webcache-password (7768)||Medium Risk|
Oracle9i Application Server stores the encrypted webcache Administrator password in the $ORACLE_HOME/webcache/webcache.xml file. The webcache.xml file is world-readable by default. An attacker could attempt to crack the password using the password hash.
Upgrade to the latest version of Oracle9iAS Web Cache (184.108.40.206 or later), as listed in Oracle Security Alert #27. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 07 2002 - 07:50:28 CST: [PTL-2002-01] Vulnerabilities in Oracle9iAS Web Cache.
- Oracle Security Alert #27: Vulnerabilities in Orcale9i Application Server Web Cache.
- BID-3761: Oracle9iAS Web Cache Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- BID-3764: Oracle Oracle9iAS Web Cache World Readable Password File Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0103: An installer program for Oracle9iAS Web Cache 2.0.0.x creates executable and configuration files with insecure permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges by (1) running webcached or (2) obtaining the administrator password from webcache.xml.
- Oracle Application Server Web Cache 220.127.116.11
- Oracle Application Server Web Cache 18.104.22.168
- Oracle Application Server Web Cache 22.214.171.124
Dec 28, 2001
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