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CVE-2007-5506 Detail


The Core RDBMS component in Oracle Database,,,, and allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted type 6 Data packet, aka DB20.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/17/2007

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source HP HPSBMA02133 External Source SREASON 3244 External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20071017 Oracle RDBMS TNS Data packet DoS External Source BID 26108 External Source SECTRACK 1018823 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-290A External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3524 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3626

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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