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Team SHATTER Security Advisory: Java Operating System command execution
From: Shatter <shatter () appsecinc com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 22:31:52 -0400
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AppSecInc Team SHATTER Security Advisory
Java Operating System command execution.
Sybase ASE 15.0, 15.5 and 15.7
This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Esteban Martinez
Fayo of Application Security Inc.
It is possible to execute Operating System commands using the Java call
Any low privileged database user can execute Operating System commands
on the Sybase server host with the privilege of the Sybase server
process. The attack requires that Java is installed and enabled on
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
There is no workaround for this vulnerability.
Apply the following ESD depending on the Sybase ASE version:
15.7: ESD#1 Refresh 1, ESD#1 Refresh 2
Vendor Notification - 11/23/2011
Vendor Response - 12/01/2011
Fix - 7/25/2012
Public Disclosure - 10/04/2012
Copyright (c) 2012 Application Security, Inc.
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