Oracle accidentally exposes flaw, exploit

Oracle Corp.'s next critical patch update (CPU) is a week away, but customers of the database giant already have a security hole to worry about -- and this one appears to have been accidentally released by the company itself.

According to Alexander Kornbrust, a well-known database security researcher and business director at German firm Red-Database-Security GmbH, Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle accidentally posted information about the flaw -- including how to exploit it -- on its MetaLink customer support site. Oracle accidentally exposes flaw, exploit

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