Oracle9i Database Server SQL*NET Listener debug denial of service

oracle-listener-debug-dos (9237) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Oracle9i Database Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted SQL debug request to the Oracle9i SQL*NET Listener to cause the listener to crash. The SQL*NET Listener must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available to registered customers from the Oracle Metalink Web site by referencing bug number 2467947. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Database Server 9.0.1.2 R1
  • Oracle Database Server 9.0.1.3 R1
  • Oracle Database Server 9.0.1.4 R1
  • Oracle Database Server 9.2.0.1 R2
  • Oracle Database Server 9.2.0.2 R2

Reported:

Aug 13, 2002

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