Intrusion Prevention

Oracle.NDMP.CONNECT.CLIENT.AUTH.User.ID.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates a possible attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Oracle Secure Backup.
The vulnerability is located in obndmpd.exe while handling malformed NDMP_CONNECT_CLIENT_AUTH commands. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

Oracle Secure Backup 10.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujan2009.html

CVE References

CVE-2008-5444