PT-2012-36: HTTP Response Splitting in ERP Oracle EBS

Vulnerable software

ERP Oracle EBS
Version: and earlier, 12.0.6 and earlier, 12.1.3 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Redirection, Cross-Site Scripting
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 4.3
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE: CVE-2013-0380

Software description

Oracle E-Business Suite is an integrated application software complex by Oracle, which includes the ERP, CRM, and PLM functional blocks. It provides automation of main enterprise processes in such areas as finances, production, HR management, logistics, marketing, sales, customer service, relations with distributors and clients, etc.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected an HTTP Response Splitting vulnerability in ERP Oracle EBS..

The vulnerability allows remote attackers to redirect user to arbitrary web site and/or conduct a Cross-Site Scripting attack (XSS) via HTTP Response Splitting.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

06.09.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
15.01.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details 
23.08.2013 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Pavel Toporkov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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