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> > Tue, 13 Jan 2009 15:52:02 -0800 David Litchfield
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory
> >Name: Trigger abuse of MDSYS.SDO_TOPO_DROP_FTBL
> >Systems Affected: Oracle 10g R1 and R2 (10.1.0.5 and 10.2.0.2)
> >Severity: High
> >Vendor URL: http://www.oracle.com/
> >Author: David Litchfield [ firstname.lastname@example.org ]
> >Reported: 23rd July 2008
> >Date of Public Advisory: 13th January 2009
> >Advisory number: #NISR13012009
> >CVE: CVE-2008-3979
> >Oracle has just released a fix for a flaw that, when exploited,
> >allows a low
> >privileged authenticated database user to gain MDSYS privileges.
> >This can be
> >abused by an attacker to perform actions as the MDSYS user.
> >MDSYS.SDO_TOPO_DROP_FTBL is one of the triggers that forms part of
> >Oracle Spatial Application. It is vulnerable to SQL injection.
> >When a user
> >drops a table the trigger fires. The name of the table is embedded
> >in a
> >dynamic SQL query which is then executed by the trigger. Note that
> >Oracle advisory states that the attacker requires the DROP TABLE
> >and CREATE
> >PROCEDURE privileges. This is not the case and only CREATE SESSION
> >privileges are required.
> >Fix Information
> >Oracle was alerted to this flaw on the 23rd July 2008. A patch has
> >now been
> >made available:
> >NGSSQuirreL for Oracle, an advanced vulnerability assessment
> >designed specifically for Oracle, can be used to accurately
> >whether your servers are vulnerable to these flaws. More
> >information about
> >NGSSQuirreL for Oracle can be found here:
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