Reflected cross-site scripting in Oracle Secure Backup

Published: 2020-04-21
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-5712
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Oracle Secure Backup
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Reflected cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU10389

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5712

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists on the PHAR 404 error page due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.


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Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Secure Backup:

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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