Oracle9i Application Server Reports buffer overflow

oracle-reports-server-bo (9289) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Oracle9i Application Server Reports is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By sending an overly long database name parameter to the rwcgi60 CGI script with the setauth method, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary commands on the system with elevated privileges.


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Upgrade to the latest version of Oracle Reports6i ( or later) or Oracle9iAS Reports ( or later), as listed in Oracle Security Alert #35. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Reports
  • Oracle Reports 9.0.2


May 27, 2002

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