Intrusion Prevention

Oracle9i.Default.Configuration.File.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Oracle 9i Application Server.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation in the application allowing users to access the the XSQLConfig.xml and soapConfig.xml configuration files. As a result, a remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

Affected Products

Oracle Oracle9i Standard Edition 9.0.1
Oracle Oracle9i Standard Edition 9.0
Oracle Oracle9i Application Server 1.0.2
Oracle Oracle8i Standard Edition 8.1.7 .1
Oracle Oracle8i Standard Edition 8.1.7

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's website for suggested workaround.
http://www.oracle.com/us/technologies/security/ias-modplsql-alert-131669.pdf

CVE References

CVE-2002-0568