Beware of Vulnerability in Oracle Marketing Tool

CVECVE-2023-21851
CVSScvssV3_1: 7.5
SourceCVE-2023-21851

Oracle Marketing is a tool used by companies for managing marketing campaigns and customer data. Unfortunately, security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in versions 12.2.3 to 12.2.12 of this tool.

Attackers can exploit this vulnerability without any authentication, just by sending specially crafted requests over the HTTP protocol. This allows them to modify, delete or add critical marketing and customer information without authorization.

The vulnerability receives a CVSS score of 7.5, meaning it is relatively easy for attackers to exploit and can have serious impacts by allowing manipulation of important business data. Hackers could use the vulnerability to launch phishing campaigns, leak confidential customer lists or sabotage marketing activities.

If you are using an affected version of Oracle Marketing, you should immediately apply the latest security updates released by Oracle. Also ensure your server is not directly exposed to the internet and firewall rules are in place. Regular backups of your data will help recover from any unauthorized changes by attackers.

Staying on top of software updates is the best way to protect yourself from security vulnerabilities. Contact Oracle for support and guidance to patch your system safely. Taking timely action can prevent potential damage from exploits of this critical vulnerability.

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