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Oracle Database Control Component Denial of Service (CVE-2007-5530)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1342
Date Published:
Severity:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2007-5530
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Database Server 9i Release 1, version 9.0.1.5+
Oracle Database Server 9i Release 2, versions 9.2.0.8 and prior
Oracle Database Server 9i Release 2, version 9.2.0.8DV
Oracle Database Server 10g Release 1, versions 10.1.0.5 and prior
Oracle Database Server 10g Release 2, version 10.2.0.3 and prior
Vulnerability Description
There exists a denial of service vulnerability in the Oracle Database Server.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an error in Core RDBMS component when handling an invalid TNS data packet. Remote unauthenticated attackers could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted TNS packet. In a successful attack case, the target host gets a CPU usage of 100% which results in 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 Database Control Component Denial of Service 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 Database Control Component Denial of Service