[Snort-sigs] rule documentation for WEB-MISC Oracle XSQLConfig.xml access

Josh.Sakofsky at ...1573... Josh.Sakofsky at ...1573...
Wed Jun 11 14:21:12 EDT 2003

Rule: WEB-MISC Oracle XSQLConfig.xml access

Sid: 1871

Summary: A remote user has attempted access to Oracle Application Server's 
XSQLConfig.xml configuration file.

Impact: Serious

Detailed Information: With the default installation of Oracle's 
Application Server, it is possible for an unauthorized user to view
the XSQLConfig.xml file. This file contains information such as the 
database server's name, user id's, and passwords.

Affected Systems: Oracle 9i Application Server

Attack Scenarios: An attacker can use this to find out information about 
the database and then use that information to compromise the server.

Ease of Attack: Easy

False Positives: None Known

False Negatives: None Known

Corrective Action: Apply appropriate permissions to the file.

Contributors: Original rule writer unknown.
              Josh Sakofsky
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