Researcher charts new, more dangerous Oracle attack

Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 5:20 AM EST

In a paper he plans to discuss Wednesday at the Black Hat DC 2007 conference, noted database security researcher David Litchfield is expected to outline a new attack method against Oracle databases that boosts the danger to unpatched systems.

Litchfield, the managing director of NGSSoftware, has found a way to exploit Oracle vulnerabilities without requiring system privileges.

At Computerworld.

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