Oracle8i/9i catsnmp catalog creates a default dbsnmp account

oracle-catsnmp-default-account (9932) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in the catsnmp catalog in Oracle8i and Oracle9i Database Server could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access. The catsnmp catalog creates a default dbsnmp account. A remote attacker with knowledge of this account could exploit this vulnerability to gain limited database privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Database Server 8.0
  • Oracle Database Server 9.0

Reported:

Aug 12, 2002

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