PT-2013-06: Current User Context Access in Oracle Siebel CRM
Oracle Siebel CRM
Version: 8.1.1, 8.2.2
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Current User Context Access
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.0
Oracle Siebel CRM is a customer relationship management application used to develop a complex corporate information system.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Current User Context Access vulnerability in Oracle Siebel CRM.
An attacker is able to access the system and operate in the name of aby user. The attacker can get context bruteforcing certain cookie values. All systems with hard-coded initial value of the used encryption algorithm are vulnerable.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
05.02.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
15.10.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
25.10.2013 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Alexander Tlyapov, Dmitry Sklyarov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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