VDB-58017 · CVE-2011-2257 · BID 48751

Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control (Software Management Software). This affects an unknown functionality of the component Enterprise Manager. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a remote code execution vulnerability. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Database Target Type Menus component in Oracle Database Server,,,,,, and; and Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control,, and; allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 07/20/2011 with Oracle (Website). The advisory is shared at us-cert.gov. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-2257. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. 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 11/15/2021).

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-32308) and Tenable (55632). The entries 53257, 58052, 58051 and 58050 are pretty similar.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 55632
Nessus Name: Oracle Database Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2011 CPU)
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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06/02/2011 🔍
07/19/2011 +47 days 🔍
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03/23/2015 +1342 days 🔍
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: us-cert.gov
Organization: Oracle
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-2257 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 32308 - [cpujuly2011-313328] Oracle Database Server and Enterprise Manager Grid Control Remote Unspecified Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 48751 - Oracle Database Target Type Menus CVE-2011-2257 Remote Security Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/15/2021 08:24 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (53), 03/27/2017 04:44 PM (9), 11/15/2021 08:21 AM (4), 11/15/2021 08:24 AM (1)
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