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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sun Secure Global Desktop Vendors:   Oracle, Sun
Oracle Secure Global Desktop WebSocket Flaw Lets Remote Users Partially Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034729
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0501   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Oracle Secure Global Desktop. A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can exploit a WebSocket flaw in the Oracle Secure Global Desktop SGD Core component to cause partial denial of service conditions [CVE-2016-0501].

The following researchers reported this and other Oracle product vulnerabilities:

Adam Willard of Raytheon Foreground Security; Alexey Tyurin of ERPScan; Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod (via HP's Zero Day Initiative); Anonymous (via HP's Zero Day Initiative); Brandon Vincent; Cybersecurity-upv; David Litchfield of Google;
Dmitry Janushkevich of Secunia Research; Fernando Russ of Onapsis; FortiGuard Labs of Fortinet, Inc.; Francois Goichon of Context Information Security; Igor Kopylenko of McAfee Database Security Research Team; Ivan Chalykin of ERPScan;
Jakub Palaczynski from ING Services Polska; Karthikeyan Bhargavan, Gaetan Leurent of INRIA; Lovi Yu of; Luca Carettoni; Matias Mevied of Onapsis; Mike Arnold (Bruk0ut) (via HP's Zero Day Initiative); Nassim Bouali; Nicholas Lemonias of Advanced Information Security Corporation; Nikita Kelesis of ERPScan;
Peter Kostiuk of; Ryan Giobbi of American Eagle Outfitters; Sergey Gorbaty of; Shai Meir of McAfee Security Research; Spyridon Chatzimichail of COSMOTE - Mobile Telecommunications S.A.; Stefan Kanthak; Stephen Kost of Integrigy; Travis Emmert of; and Will Dormann of CERT/CC.

Impact:   A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix as part of the January 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.

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