Worm targets Oracle databases

Source code of what is believed to be the first worm to specifically target Oracle databases has been released on the internet.

The worm was posted anonymously to the Full Disclosure security mailing list earlier this week, and security experts have warned Oracle users to make sure their databases are as secure as possible following its appearance.

It is believed that the proof-of-concept worm, which in itself is not that damaging, could prompt future attacks on Oracle software. Worm targets Oracle databases

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 2nd November 2005 10:15PM