VDB-57993 · CVE-2011-0880 · BID 48730

Oracle Database Server Core RDBMS Privilege Escalation

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

A vulnerability was found in Oracle Database Server (Database Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block of the component Core RDBMS. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Core RDBMS component in Oracle Database Server,, and allows remote authenticated users to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors.

The weakness was presented 07/20/2011 with Oracle (Website). The advisory is shared at us-cert.gov. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-0880. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/14/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 55632 (Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2011 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 19633 (Oracle Database July 2011 Security Update Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPUJUL2011)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-32315) and Tenable (55632). See 53257, 58052, 58051 and 58050 for similar entries.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍



VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍


Class: Privilege Escalation
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

EPSS Score: 🔍
EPSS Percentile: 🔍

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍


Nessus ID: 55632
Nessus Name: Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2011 CPU)
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Risk: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍

Qualys ID: 🔍
Qualys Name: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍


Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍


02/04/2011 🔍
07/19/2011 +165 days 🔍
07/19/2011 +0 days 🔍
07/20/2011 +1 days 🔍
07/20/2011 +0 days 🔍
07/20/2011 +0 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1342 days 🔍
11/14/2021 +2428 days 🔍


Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: us-cert.gov
Organization: Oracle
Status: Not defined
Confirmation: 🔍

CVE: CVE-2011-0880 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 32315 - [cpujuly2011-313328] Core RDBMS Component in Oracle Database Server Remote Unspecified Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 48730 - Oracle Database Server CVE-2011-0880 Remote Core RDBMS Vulnerability

See also: 🔍


Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/14/2021 10:05 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (53), 04/07/2017 05:06 PM (9), 11/14/2021 09:50 PM (3), 11/14/2021 10:05 PM (1)
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Languages: en.

Please log in to comment.

Are you interested in using VulDB?

Download the whitepaper to learn more about our service!