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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5507

Original release date: 10/17/2007
Last revised: 10/22/2012


The GIOP service in TNS Listener in the Oracle Net Services component in Oracle Database,,,, and allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or read potentially sensitive memory via a connect GIOP packet with an invalid data size, which triggers a buffer over-read, aka DB22.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061201
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27251
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27409
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2007-092913.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-290A
External Source: BID
Name: 26103
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071017 Oracle TNS Listener DoS and/or remote memory inspection
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3626
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3250
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/high-risk-vulnerability-in-oracle-tns-listener/
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018823
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3524

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