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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Oracle Fusion Middleware Vendors:   Oracle
(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Fusion Middleware - Business Intelligence) OpenSSL Alternative Certificate Chain Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Forge Certificates
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034710
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034710
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1793   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 19 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jan 19 2016
Impact:   Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Oracle Business Intelligence 11.1.1.7.0, 11.1.1.9.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can bypass certificate validation on the target system. Oracle Fusion Middleware is affected.

When the validation of a certificate chain fails, the system attempts to validate an alternate certificate chain but does not check the CA flag of untrusted certificates. As a result, a remote user can cause the target system to validate an invalid certificate using a valid leaf certificate.

Applications that verify certificates are affected.

SSL/TLS/DTLS clients and SSL/TLS/DTLS servers using client authentication are affected.

The vendor was notified on June 24, 2015.

Adam Langley/David Benjamin (Google/BoringSSL) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass certificate validation on the target system.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for CVE-2015-1793 for Oracle Fusion Middleware (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition BI Platform) as part of the January 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html

Vendor URL:  www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 9 2015 OpenSSL Alternative Certificate Chain Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Forge Certificates



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