ZDI-09-003: Oracle Secure Backup exec_qr() Command Injection Vulnerability

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Subject: ZDI-09-003: Oracle Secure Backup exec_qr() Command Injection Vulnerability
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ZDI-09-003: Oracle Secure Backup exec_qr() Command Injection Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-003
January 14, 2009

-- Affected Vendors:
Oracle

-- Affected Products:
Oracle Secure Backup

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Oracle Secure Backup. Authentication is not
required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the routine exec_qr() defined in the web
script login.php. The user-supplied variable $rbtool is improperly
sanitized and later passed through a call to popen(), this can result in
remote pre-authentication command injection.

-- Vendor Response:
Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007-07-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-01-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Joxean Koret

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