Oracle Database Server Replication REPCAT_RPCVALIDATE_REMOTE_RC unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Database Server (Database Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function REPCAT_RPCVALIDATE_REMOTE_RC of the component Replication. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Advanced Replication component in Oracle Database,,, and allows remote authenticated users to affect confidentiality and integrity via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 07/14/2009 with Oracle (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2009-1021 since 03/19/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 56065 (Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2009 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 19574 (Oracle Database July 2009 Patch Set Update (PSU) Not Installed (Patch 8576156)).

A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 5271.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (51750) and Tenable (56065).







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Class: Unknown
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Nessus ID: 56065
Nessus Name: Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2009 CPU)
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Organization: Oracle
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CVE: CVE-2009-1021 (🔍)
X-Force: 51750
SecurityTracker: 1022560 - Oracle Database Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Take Fully Control of the Database or System and Remote Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions
Vulnerability Center: 22876 - [cpujul2009-091332] Oracle Database 9 and 10 Advanced Replication Component Unspecified Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 35685 - Oracle Advanced Replication 'REPCAT_RPC.VALIDATE_REMOTE_RC()' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Secunia: 35776 - Oracle Products Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 55886 - Oracle Database Advanced Replication REPCAT_RPC.VALIDATE_REMOTE_RC Function SQL Injection
Vupen: ADV-2009-1900


Created: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM
Updated: 08/12/2021 01:20 PM
Changes: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM (66), 04/07/2017 05:05 PM (19), 08/12/2021 01:20 PM (2)
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