Secunia Research: Oracle Outside In ibxwd2.dll XWD File Processing Integer Overflow Vulnerability

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                    Secunia Research 08/03/2016

       Oracle Outside In ibxwd2.dll XWD File Processing
                   Integer Overflow Vulnerability

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Description of Vulnerability.........................................3
Solution.............................................................4
Time Table...........................................................5
Credits..............................................................6
References...........................................................7
About Secunia........................................................8
Verification.........................................................9

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1) Affected Software

* Oracle Outside In versions 8.5.0, 8.5.1, and 8.5.2

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2) Severity

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: System Access
Where:  From remote

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3) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Oracle Outside In,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in
ibxwd2.dll when handling the NumberOfColors field can be exploited to
cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted XWD file.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow execution of
arbitrary code.

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4) Solution

Apply update. Please see the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for
January 2016 for details.

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5) Time Table

08/09/2015 - Vendor notified.
08/09/2015 - Vendor response.
10/09/2015 - Vendor supplied bug ticket ID.
14/09/2015 - Vendor supplied information of fix in main codeline.
14/09/2015 - Vendor requested delay of disclosure until January.
24/09/2015 - Replied to vendor and requested a CVE name.
25/09/2015 - Vendor replied with CVE information.
19/01/2016 - Release of vendor patch.
20/01/2016 - Release of Secunia Advisory SA63936.
08/03/2016 - Public disclosure of Research Advisory.

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6) Credits

Discovered by Dmitry Janushkevich, Secunia Research at Flexera
Software.

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7) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
the CVE-2015-4808 identifier for the vulnerability.

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8) About Secunia (now part of Flexera Software)

In September 2015, Secunia has been acquired by Flexera Software:

https://secunia.com/blog/435/

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9) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2016-3/

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