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Secunia Research: Oracle Outside In Technology Paradox Database Handling Denial of Service

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                     Secunia Research 16/01/2013

            - Oracle Outside In Technology Stream Filters -
            - Paradox Database Handling Denial of Service  -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Oracle Outside In SDK version 8.3.7 (w/ patch 14153713).

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Denial of service
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Outside In Technology is a suite of software development kits (SDKs)
that provides developers with a comprehensive solution to extract,
normalize, scrub, convert and view the contents of 600 unstructured
file formats."

Product Link:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/webcenter/content
/oit-all-085236.html

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Oracle Outside In
Technology, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a
DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the Paradox database
stream filter (vspdx.dll) when processing the field type within a
field description array and can be exploited to reference unallocated
memory via an unsupported type value (e.g. 14).

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5) Solution 

Apply patch.

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6) Time Table 

11/10/2012 - Vendor notified.
15/10/2012 - Vendor response.
17/12/2012 - Vendor response, fix scheduled for next CPU.
16/01/2013 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Dmitriy Pletnev, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
the CVE-2013-0393 identifier for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2013-01/

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