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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5513

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


The XML DB (XMLDB) component in Oracle Database,, and generates incorrect audit entries in the USERID column in which (1) long usernames are trimmed to 5 characters, or (2) short entries contain any extra characters from usernames in previous entries, aka DB23.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27251
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3626
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3524
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27409
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071017 Oracle audit issue with XMLDB ftp service
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061201
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-290A
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02133
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018823
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3247
External Source: BID
Name: 26107
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/high-risk-vulnerability-in-oracle-xmldb-ftp-service/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2007-092913.html

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