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Oracle Secure Backup NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Oracle Secure Backup NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team Discovers Vulnerability in Oracle Secure Backup


A Buffer Overflow vulnerability exists Oracle Secure Backup through a malformed NDMP packet.


Remote Code Execution


Critical (Base Score:10.0)

Affected Software:

Oracle Secure Backup

Additional Information:

Sending a malformed NDMP client authentication(NDMP_CONECT_CLIENT_AUTH Command) packet will cause a overflow a buffer overflow due to 
invalid bounds checking.


Use the solution provided by Oracle http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html

The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team released a signature "Oracle.NDMP.CONNECT.CLIENT.AUTH.User.ID.Buffer.Overflow" on Jan 13 2009, which covers 
this specific vulnerability.

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet’s intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. Fortinet’s IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.


Zhenhualiu and XiaopengZhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team



CVE ID: CVE-2008-5444

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