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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Oracle timezone overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote database

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Oracle Database, according to its version number, is vulnerable
to a buffer overflow in the query SET TIME_ZONE.

A possible hacker with a database account may use this flaw to gain the control
on the whole database, or even to obtain a shell on this host.

Solution : Upgrade to Oracle 9.2.0.3 - http://metalink.oracle.com
See also : http://www.nextgenss.com/advisories/ora_time_zone.txt
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9587

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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