#VU27251 Improper input validation

Published: 2020-04-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27251

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2795


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Oracle Knowledge
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: Oracle


The vulnerability allows a local privileged user to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Information Manager Console component in Oracle Knowledge. A local privileged user can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

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Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Knowledge: 8.6.0 - 8.6.2


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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