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Black Hat: Shark-bitten security researcher takes another chomp out of Oracle database Print E-mail
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Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hacks/Cracks A researcher scored again against Oracle’s database by demonstrating at the Black Hat security conference Thursday an exploit that would allow him to take control as an administrator. David Litchfield, a researcher at Accuvant Labs, demoed what he called the PWNORACLE exploit against the Oracle 11g database, earning applause from his audience, some of whom also photographed the exploit code he projected on-screen. In 2010 at a Black Hat event, Litchfield showed how to subvert security in the 11g database by exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities.

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