Oracle9i Database Server SQL*NET Listener debug denial of service

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


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.


Denial of Service


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


Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Database Server R1
  • Oracle Database Server R1
  • Oracle Database Server R1
  • Oracle Database Server R2
  • Oracle Database Server R2


Aug 13, 2002

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