Qualys Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new vulnerability checks in the Qualys Cloud Platform to protect organizations against 3 vulnerabilities that were fixed in 2 bulletins announced today by Oracle. Customers can immediately audit their networks for these and other new vulnerabilities by accessing their Qualys subscription. Visit Qualys Security Blog to prioritize remediation.
Oracle has released 2 security bulletins to fix newly discovered flaws in their software. Qualys has released the following checks for these new vulnerabilities:
Oracle Database 10g Release 1, Version 10.1.0.2, 10.1.0.3 and 10.1.0.3.1
Oracle9i Database Server Release 2, Versions 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
Oracle9i Database Server Release 1, Versions 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168 and 9.0.4
Oracle8i Database Server Release 3, Version 22.214.171.124
Oracle8 Database Release 8.0.6, version 126.96.36.199
The original NGSSoftware advisory can be found here.
In January 2005, Oracle released a set of cummulative patches that includes the Security Alert #68 fixes and some more. Please check Critical Patch Update - January 2005 for details of those fixes.
The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
Security Alert #68 Oracle Database
These new vulnerability checks are included in Qualys vulnerability signature 1.9.15-3. Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the vulnerability signature version in your account, from the Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.
To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:
In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.
For more information, customers may contact Qualys Technical Support.
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