Oracle HTTP Server 2.1 PL/SQL Stored Procedures Long HTTP Request denial of service

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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle HTTP Server 2.1 (Web Server) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component PL/SQL Stored Procedures Handler. The manipulation as part of a Long HTTP Request leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was shared 07/23/1997 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-1068. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10171 (Oracle Webserver PL/SQL Stored Procedure GET Request DoS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (1812), Vulnerability Center (SBV-454) and Tenable (10171).





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10171
Nessus Name: Oracle Webserver PL/SQL Stored Procedure GET Request DoS
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1068 (🔍)
X-Force: 1812
Vulnerability Center: 454 - Oracle Webserver 2.1 DOS, High
OSVDB: 9413 - Oracle Webserver PL/SQL Stored Procedure GET Request DoS


Created: 06/18/2014 03:50 PM
Updated: 05/06/2019 08:37 PM
Changes: (1) source_osvdb_create
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