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Rule:

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Sid:
2649

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Summary:
This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a known
vulnerability in a Oracle database implementation.

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Impact:
Serious. Execution of arbitrary code may be possible. A Denial of
Service (DoS) condition may also be caused.

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Detailed Information:

An attacker can attempt to connect to a database using an overly
long service_name value. This can cause a buffer overflow, allowing
an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

If you are running Oracle on a Windows server, make sure that the
variable $ORACLE_PORTS is set to a value of "any".

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Affected Systems:
       Oracle7, Oracle8, Oracle8i, and Oracle9i

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Attack Scenarios:
An attacker can attempt to connect to a database supplying the
service_name an overly long value.  The result could permit the
attacker to gain escalated privileges and run code of their
choosing.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple.

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False Positives:
None known.

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False Negatives:
None known.

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Corrective Action:
Ensure the system is using an up to date version of the software and has
had all vendor supplied patches applied.

--Contributors:
Sourcefire Vulnerability Research Team
Matt Watchinski <mwatchinski@sourcefire.com>
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com>
Judy Novak <judy.novak@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

Other:
http://www.appsecinc.com/Policy/PolicyCheck52.html

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