Intrusion Prevention

Oracle.Application.Server.10g.OPMN.Service.Format.String

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a format-string vulnerability in Oracle Application Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted HTTP request. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Oracle Application Server 10g 10.1.2.3

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the vendor's web site:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpuapr2009.html

CVE References

CVE-2009-0993