PT-2012-37: SQL Injection in ERP Oracle EBS

(PT-2012-37) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
SQL Injection in ERP Oracle EBS

Vulnerable software

ERP Oracle EBS
Version: and earlier, 12.0.6 and earlier, 12.1.3 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: SQL Injection
Access Vector: Remote

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

CVE: CVE-2013-0381

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 a SQL Injection vulnerability in ERP Oracle EBS..

The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

06.09.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
15.01.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details 
23.08.2013 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Pavel Toporkov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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