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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Oracle Database Vendors:   Oracle
Oracle Database Authentication Protocol Discloses Session Key Information to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027558
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027558
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3137   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 17 2012
Original Entry Date:  Sep 24 2012
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.2.0.3, 10.2.0.4, 10.2.0.5, 11.1.0.7, 11.2.0.2, 11.2.0.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Oracle Database. A remote user can determine user password hashes.

A remote user can send a few specially crafted network packets to obtain information about the session key and cryptographic salt for a target user. The information can be used to determine the cryptographic password hash.

The attack can be conducted without the database recording failed login attempts.

Esteban Martinez Fayo, AppSec Inc., reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain session key and cryptographic salt information to determine a target user's password.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix as part of the October 2012 Oracle Critical Patch Update.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2012-1515893.html

Vendor URL:  www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2012-1515893.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 19 2016 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Primavera Products Suite) Oracle Database Authentication Protocol Discloses Session Key Information to Remote Users
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Primavera Products Suite.



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