PT-2013-08: Remote OS Command Execution in Oracle Siebel CRM

Vulnerable software

Oracle Siebel CRM
Version: 8.1.1, 8.2.2


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Remote OS Command Execution
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 5.8
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVE: CVE-2013-5761

Software description

Oracle Siebel CRM is a customer relationship management application used to develop a complex corporate information system.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Remote OS Command Execution vulnerability in Oracle Siebel CRM.

An attacker is able to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with current user's privileges and also access its file system using eScript embedded tools.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

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 Nikita Mikhalevsky, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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