• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
oracle program in Oracle 8.0.x, 8.1.x and 9.0.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an Oracle log trace (.trc) file that is created in an alternate home directory identified by the ORACLE_HOME environment variable.
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20020131 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020131)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Foat
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:oracle-binary-symlink(6940)
   Possible overlap with CVE-2001-0832 (overlapping
 Christey> Possible dupe with CVE-2001-0832; need to review more closely.
 CHANGE> [Christey changed vote from NOOP to REVIEWING]

Proposed (Legacy)
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.