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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5440

Original release date: 01/13/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the TimesTen Data Server component in Oracle Database 7.0.5.0.0 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the January 2009 CPU. Oracle has not commented on reliable researcher claims that this is a format string vulnerability via the msg parameter in the evtdump CGI module.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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 unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2009-097901.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090114 ZDI-09-004: Oracle TimesTen evtdump Remote Format String Vulnerability
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090114 Oracle TimesTen Remote Format String
External Source: BID
Name: 33177
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33525
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://joxeankoret.com/blog/?p=41
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0115
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-004/

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