CVE-2009-1979 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the Network Authentication component in Oracle Database 10.1.0.5 and 10.2.0.4 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the October 2009 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from an independent researcher that this is related to improper validation of the AUTH_SESSKEY parameter length that leads to arbitrary code execution.


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Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpuoct2009.html # The CVSS Base Score is 10.0 only for Windows. For Linux, Unix and other platforms, the CVSS Base Score is 7.5, and the impacts for Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability are Partial+.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.conus.info/node/28
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2009-096303.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507598/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36747
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023057
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-294A.html US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1979
NVD Published Date:
10/22/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE