Fortinet Discovers Oracle Secure Backup observiced.exe Null Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered null pointer dereference denial of service vulnerability in Oracle Secure Backup observiced.exe.
FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Jul 31, 2008
Users should apply the solution provided by Oracle.
By default, Oracle Secure Backup listens and receives private protocol data on TCP port 400. One denial of service vulnerability was discovered through sending some malformed private data to Oracle Secure Backup which causes a null pointer dereference, leading to a crash.
Xiaopeng Zhang and Zhenhua Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team
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