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Vulnerability of PL/SQL Developer: privilege elevation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

In some cases, PL/SQL Developer does not correctly process an Oracle privilege, so an attacker can obtain this privilege.
Vulnerable software: PL/SQL Developer.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/09/2011.
Références of this computer vulnerability: BID-49467, VIGILANCE-VUL-10969.

Description of the vulnerability 

An Oracle database can set administrative privileges to users:
 - Grant Any Object Privilege
 - Grant Any Role
 - Administer Resource Manager
 - etc.

In some cases, PL/SQL Developer does not correctly grant nor revoke the Administer Resource Manager privilege.

An unsecured application can this have higher privileges than intended, so an attacker can obtain this privilege.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as PL/SQL Developer.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

PL/SQL Developer: version 9.0.1.
The version 9.0.1 is corrected:
  http://www.allroundautomations.com/
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