Oracle Database Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (Oct 2020 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 141829
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Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The versions of Oracle Database Server installed on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 2020 CPU advisory.

- Vulnerability in the Core RDBMS (bzip2) component of Oracle Database Server. Supported versions that are affected are 11.2.0.4, 12.1.0.2, 12.2.0.1, 18c and 19c. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker having DBA Level Account privilege with network access via Oracle Net to compromise Core RDBMS (bzip2). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Core RDBMS (bzip2).
(CVE-2019-12900)
- Vulnerability in the Core RDBMS (bzip2) component of Oracle Database Server. Supported versions that are affected are 11.2.0.4, 12.1.0.2, 12.2.0.1, 18c and 19c. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker having DBA Level Account privilege with network access via Oracle Net to compromise Core RDBMS (bzip2). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Core RDBMS (bzip2).
(CVE-2020-14735)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle Text component of Oracle Database Server. Supported versions that are affected are 11.2.0.4, 12.1.0.2, 12.2.0.1, 18c and 19c. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via Oracle Net to compromise Oracle Text. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Text. (CVE-2020-14734)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the October 2020 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141829

File Name: oracle_rdbms_cpu_oct_2020.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Databases

Published: 10/23/2020

Updated: 5/10/2021

Dependencies: oracle_rdbms_query_patch_info.nbin, oracle_rdbms_patch_info.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12900

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:database_server

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12900, CVE-2020-9281, CVE-2020-11023, CVE-2020-13935, CVE-2020-14734, CVE-2020-14735, CVE-2020-14736, CVE-2020-14740, CVE-2020-14741, CVE-2020-14742, CVE-2020-14743, CVE-2020-14762, CVE-2020-14763, CVE-2020-14898, CVE-2020-14899, CVE-2020-14900, CVE-2020-14901

IAVA: 2020-A-0475