Read parts of any XML-file via customize parameter in Oracle Reports
Oracle Reports is Oracle's award-winning, high-fidelity enterprise reporting tool.
It enables businesses to give immediate access to information to all levels within and outside of the
organization in an unrivaled scalable and secure environment. Oracle Reports, a component of the Oracle
Application Server, is used by Oracle itself for the E-Business Suite. Many large customers are using Oracle
Reports as reporting tool for their enterprise applications.
The Oracle Reports parameter customize can read any file by using an absolute or relative file name.
Parts of the file content are displayed in the Reports error message (see test case).
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This bug is finally fixed with Critical Patch Update January 2006.
REP--866648059: Error in the XML report definition at line 3 in
Element 'CALYPSO' used but not declared.'.
26-aug-2003 Oracle secalert was informed
27-aug-2003 Bug confirmed
15-apr-2005 Red-Database-Security informed Oracle secalert that this vulnerability will publish after CPU July 2005
Red-Database-Security offered Oracle more time if it is not possible to provide a fix ==> NO FEEDBACK.
12-jul-2005 Oracle published CPU July 2005 without fixing this issue
18-jul-2005 Red-Database-Security published this advisory
21-jul-2005 Cert VU# and affected products added
13-jan-2005 days since initial report updated
17-jan-2006 Oracle published the Critical Patch Update January 2006 (CPU January 2006)
19-jan-2006 Oracle Vuln# REP04
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