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Oracle Business Transaction Management Arbitrary File Deletion


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-403
Date Published:
Source: SecurityFocus Advisory 54870
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Business Transaction Management and prior
Vulnerability Description
A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in Oracle Business Transaction Management Server.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user input while processing SOAP requests sent to the vulnerable web service. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted SOAP request to the target. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to delete arbitrary files from the target server, leading to a denial of service condition.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Business Transaction Management Arbitrary File Deletion protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation
Attack Information: Oracle Business Transaction Management Arbitrary File Deletion