Multiple vulnerabilities in Oracle Application Express



Published: 2022-11-01 | Updated: 2022-11-07
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-41184
CVE-2022-24729
CWE-ID CWE-79
CWE-185
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Oracle Application Express
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU58271

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41184

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

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of values passed to the `of` option. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary JavaScript 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.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Application Express: 22.1.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2022.html?534662

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Incorrect Regular Expression

EUVDB-ID: #VU61427

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24729

CWE-ID: CWE-185 - Incorrect Regular Expression

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform regular expression denial of service attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in CKEditor 4 dialog plugin. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Application Express: 22.1.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2022.html?534662

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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