Data management heavyweight Oracle (Quote, Chart) has issued an
alert for "high risk" security flaws in several server products, warning
that the vulnerabilities could lead to system access.
The Redwood City, Calif.-based firm said a range of the server products
was affected by vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL protocol and can be
exploited to allow information leakage, denial-of-service attacks
(define) and server takeover by malicious attackers.
Affected products include the Oracle HTTP Server 8.x, Oracle HTTP Server
9.x, Oracle8i Database, Oracle9i Application Server, Oracle9i Database
Enterprise Edition and the Oracle9i Database Standard Edition.
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