2008-1819 | Oracle Database Server Local Privilege Escalation (BID-28725 / XFDB-42033)
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The weakness was published 04/16/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at xforce.iss.net. This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-1819 since 04/15/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 07/31/2021).
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 56060 (Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (April 2008 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 19232 (Oracle April 2008 Security Update Multiple Vulnerabilities).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 6063.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 28725), X-Force (42033), Vulnerability Center (SBV-18188) and Tenable (56060). Similar entries are available at 41992, 41991, 41989 and 41988.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
04/15/2008 +5 days 🔍
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04/16/2008 +1 days 🔍
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04/17/2008 +1 days 🔍
04/01/2014 +2175 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +349 days 🔍
07/31/2021 +2329 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.oracle.com
CVE: CVE-2008-1819 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 18188 – Oracle Net Services Component in Oracle Database Unspecified Local Vulnerability DB09, Medium
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