Oracle Secure Backup Administration Server login.php uname Parameter Arbitrary Command Injection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55668


The remote web server contains a PHP script that allows execution of arbitrary commands.


The version of Oracle Secure Backup Administration Server running on the remote host fails to adequately sanitize user-supplied input to the 'uname' parameter of 'login.php'. The system performs some sanitization which limits exploitation of this issue, but code execution is still possible.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute code on the remote host with the privileges of the web server user.

By default the server runs with SYSTEM privileges under Windows.


Apply the patch referenced in Oracle's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55668

File Name: oracle_secure_backup_cmd_injection.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/25/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:secure_backup

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2261

BID: 48752