Oracle Application Server cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Application Server (Application Server Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in Single Sign-On in Oracle Database Server 10g up to and Application Server up to has unknown impact and attack vectors, aka Oracle Vuln# DB33 and AS08.

The weakness was disclosed 11/02/2005 by Alexander Kornbrust with Application Security, Inc. (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2005-3447. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/06/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57619 (Oracle Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 9111.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (22790) and Tenable (57619). The entries 578, 1826, 15392 and 16220 are pretty similar.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.8

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 57619
Nessus Name: Oracle Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Researcher: Alexander Kornbrust
Organization: Application Security, Inc.
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2005-3447 (🔍)
X-Force: 22790
Vulnerability Center: 31179 - [cpuoct2005-090497] Single Sign-On in Oracle Database Server and Application Server Remote Unspecified Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 15134 - Oracle October Security Update Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/11/2015 11:39 PM
Updated: 07/06/2021 12:08 PM
Changes: 03/11/2015 11:39 PM (57), 03/21/2017 11:54 AM (10), 07/06/2021 12:00 PM (4), 07/06/2021 12:08 PM (1)
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