Oracle Web Listener could allow a remote attacker to bypass restrictions using hexadecimal URL encoded characters
|oracle-weblistener-bypass-restrictions (8355)||High Risk|
Oracle Web Listener could allow a remote attacker to access restricted information. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing specific characters replaced by their hexadecimal URL encoded equivalent to bypass access restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the database.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu, 25 Nov 1999 21:45:35 -0000: Oracle Web Listener.
- BID-841: Oracle Web Listener URL Character Substitution Vulnerability
- CVE-1999-1547: Oracle Web Listener 2.1 allows remote attackers to bypass access restrictions by replacing a character in the URL with its HTTP-encoded (hex) equivalent.
- OSVDB ID: 9416: Oracle Web Listener Hex Encoded URL Authentication Bypass
- Oracle Web Listener 2.1
Nov 25, 1999
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