Security Advisories and Notifications


Security Advisory: (BEA07-153.00)

From: Oracle Corporation

Minor Subject: Audit events may be posted with incorrect severity.

Product(s) Affected: AquaLogic Enterprise Security

Threat level: Low
Not remotely exploitable.

Severity: Medium
Non-repudiation may be compromised due to incorrect posting of audit severity.

A problem was identified that could potentially cause a security vulnerability in certain versions of AquaLogic Enterprise Security. Upgrades are available to correct this problem (see Section II). Oracle treats potential security problems with a high degree of urgency and endeavors to take appropriate steps to help ensure the security of our customers' systems. As a result, Oracle strongly suggests the following actions:
I. Read the following advisory.
II. Apply the suggested action.
III. If you know of any additional users interested in future security advisories, please forward them the registration instructions included in this advisory.

I. Advisory

Sites with auditing enabled may be vulnerable.

Under heavy usage, audit events might be posted with incorrect severity levels. Consequently, customer filtering software might miss certain audit events.

This patch resolves the issue by ensuring that the correct audit severity is always posted regardless of load.

The following versions of AquaLogic Enterprise Security are affected by this vulnerability

  • AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.0, released through Service Pack 2, on all platforms when Active Directory LDAP server is used for authentication
  • AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.1, released through Service Pack 1, on all platforms when Active Directory LDAP server is used for authentication
  • AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.2, on all platforms when Active Directory LDAP server is used for authentication

II. SUGGESTED ACTION

Oracle strongly recommends the following course of actions.

AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.0

  • Upgrade to AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.0 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Patch 1.

AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.1

  • Upgrade to AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.1 Cumulative Patch 7 or later.

AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.1 Service Pack 1

  • Upgrade to AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.1 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Patch 6 or later.

AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.2

  • Upgrade to AquaLogic Enterprise Security 2.2 Cumulative Patch 3 or later.


SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS

Oracle strongly suggests that customers apply the remedies recommended in all our security advisories. Oracle also urges customers to apply every Service/Maintenance Pack as they are released. Service/Maintenance Packs include a roll-up of all bug fixes for each version of the product, as well as each of the prior Service/Maintenance Packs. Service/Maintenance Packs and information about them can be found at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/ias/bea_main.html

Note: Information about securing WebLogic Server and WebLogic Express can be found at http://edocs.bea.com/wls/docs103/security.html. Specific lockdown information is provided at http://e-docs.bea.com/wls/docs103/lockdown/index.html. We strongly encourage you to review this documentation to ensure your server deployment is securely configured.

As a policy, if there are any security-related issues with any Oracle product, Oracle will distribute an advisory and instructions with the appropriate course of action. Because the security of your site, data, and code is our highest priority, we are committed to communicating all security-related issues clearly and openly.

All previous advisories can be viewed at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/wls-security.

Additional users who wish to register for product advisory distribution should follow the registration directions at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts.htm.

Security issues can be reported to Oracle by following the directions at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts.htm.

Thank you,
Oracle Corporation