#VU27252 Improper input validation


Published: 2020-04-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27252

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2524

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Oracle Knowledge
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: Oracle

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the InQuira Search component in Oracle Knowledge. A remote non-authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Knowledge: 8.6.0 - 8.6.3


CPE

External links
http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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