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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-0857

Original release date: 09/05/2002
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Format string vulnerabilities in Oracle Listener Control utility (lsnrctl) for Oracle 9.2 and 9.0, 8.1, and 7.3.4, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the Oracle DBA system by placing format strings into certain entries in the listener.ora configuration file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1005037
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#301059
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020814 Oracle Listener Control Format String Vulnerabilities (#NISR14082002)
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://otn.oracle.com/deploy/security/pdf/2002alert40rev1.pdf
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 5460
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/ora-lsnrfmtstr.txt

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