PT-2012-17: Multiple vulnerabilities in ERP Oracle EBS

(PT-2012-17) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
Multiple vulnerabilities in ERP Oracle EBS

Vulnerable software

ERP Oracle EBS 
Version: 12.1.1 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Low
Impact: Information Disclosure, Denial of Service
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.4
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

Oracle E-Business Suite is an integrated application software complex by Oracle, which includes the ERP, CRM, and PLM functional blocks. It provides automation of main enterprise processes in such areas as finances, production, HR management, logistics, marketing, sales, customer service, relations with distributors and clients, etc.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected multiple vulnerabilities in ERP Oracle EBS.

Vulnerability allows an attacker to execute scripts accessed via a certain URL or cause a denial of service.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

29.06.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
15.10.2012 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
15.11.2012 - Public disclosure


The vulnerabilities were detected by Pavel Toporkov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:

About Positive Technologies

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*Source: IDC Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares, doc #242465, August 2013. Based on year-over-year revenue growth in 2012 for vendors with revenues of $20M+