VDB-92767 · CVE-2016-5558 · BID 93752

Oracle Outside In Technology 8.4.0/8.5.1/8.5.2/8.5.3 Outside In Filters VwStreamRead SDW File access control

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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle Outside In Technology 8.4.0/8.5.1/8.5.2/8.5.3 (Programming Tool Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function VwStreamRead of the component Outside In Filters. The manipulation as part of a SDW File leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 10/18/2016. The weakness was disclosed 10/19/2016 by Behzad Najjarpour Jabbari with Oracle as SA65000 / Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with Oracle. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-5558 since 06/16/2016. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 146 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371204 (IBM WebSphere Portal Multiple Vulnerabilities (swg21994838)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

Additional details are provided at seclists.org. The entries 4597, 4598, 79101 and 80318 are pretty similar.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: SA65000 / Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016
Researcher: Behzad Najjarpour Jabbari
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-5558 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037051
SecurityFocus: 93752 - Oracle Fusion Middleware CVE-2016-5558 Remote Security Vulnerability
Secunia: 65000

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Created: 10/19/2016 10:22 AM
Updated: 09/26/2022 02:57 PM
Changes: 10/19/2016 10:22 AM (68), 05/30/2019 09:11 AM (13), 09/26/2022 02:57 PM (5)
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