Oracle Outside In vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


Oracle Outside In is a library to decode over 500 file types. Oracle Outside In contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Takahiro Haruyama of Internet Initiative Japan Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

IBM Corporation
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 6.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 6.0.1
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.5
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 7
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 8
Oracle Corporation
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Outside In Technology version 8.4.1 and earlier
Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 and SP3
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 1
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 2

Please refer to 1660640 provided by IBM for more details about IBM WebSphere Portal.

When Oracle Outside In processes a specially crafted Hangul Word Processor file, the process may hang.

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Vendor Information

IBM Corporation Oracle Corporation Microsoft Corporation FUJITSU
  • FUJITSU Security Information : TA13-225A (in Japanese)
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2013-3776

  1. JVN : JVN#68663052
  2. JVN : JVNTA13-225A (in Japanese)
  3. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2013-3776
  4. IPA SECURITY ALERTS : Security Updates Available for Microsoft (August 2013) (in Japanese)
  5. JPCERT REPORT : JPCERT-AT-2013-0035 (in Japanese)
  6. @Police : Microsoft Security Bulletin for August 2013 (in Japanese)
  7. US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert : TA13-225
Revision History

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