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Oracle Application Server 9i Webcache < 9.0.4.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Oracle Application Server 9i Webcache < 9.0.4.0

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Oracle Application Server 9i
Webcache installed on the remote host suffers from several flaws:

- Arbitrary File Corruption Vulnerability
A possible hacker may be able to corrupt arbitrary files on the
remote host by passing the filenames through the
'cache_dump_file' parameter of the 'webcacheadmin' script.

- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
The 'webcacheadmin' script does not properly sanitize the
'cache_dump_file' and 'PartialPageErrorPage' parameters
before using them in dynamically generated web pages. An
attacker may be able to exploit these flaws to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks against the affected web site.

Reportedly, a possible hacker can exploit both types of vulnerabilities to
corrupt an OAS installation.

See also :

http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_webcache_append_file_vulnerabilitiy.html
http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/oracle_webcache_CSS_vulnerabilities.html

Solution :

Contact Oracle - it's reported that they have addressed these flaws
without issuing an advisory.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13420, 13421, 13422

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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