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Oracle LINK overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version of the remote Database
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Oracle Database, according to its version number,
is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the query CREATE DATABASE LINK.
A possible hacker with a database account may use this flaw to gain the control
on the whole database, or even to obtain a shell on this host.
Solution : See http://otn.oracle.com/deploy/security/pdf/2003alert54.pdf
Threat Level: High
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