Oracle PL/SQL Injection Flaw in REPCAT_RPC.VALIDATE_REMOTE_RC
The Oracle REPCAT_RPC.VALIDATE_REMOTE_RC function executes blocks of=20
anonymous PL/SQL that can be influenced by an attacker to execute =
PL/SQL. As this package is only accessible directly by SYS this flaw =
not normally present a risk. However, the REPCAT_RPC.VALIDATE_REMOTE_RC=20
function can be used as an auxiliary inject function to escalate =
This is described in a paper I wrote in February 2007 after reporting =
issue but am only releasing now as the flaw has fixed by Oracle in their =
July 2009 Critical Patch Update. This flaw documents the currently=20
unspecified flaw at=20
The paper is available from=20
Please note that many of the techniques discussed in this paper have =
superceded by cursor injection=20
(http://www.databasesecurity.com/dbsec/cursor-injection.pdf) which was=20
written 3 days after.
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