Protect Your Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall from Hackers

CVECVE-2024-20924
CVSScvssV3_1: 7.6
SourceCVE-2024-20924

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall is vulnerable to a high risk hack that allows attackers to take it over. The hackers can exploit it remotely through the Oracle Net connection if they have network access.

This vulnerability has a CVSS score of 7.6 out of 10, meaning it is relatively easy for attackers to exploit and can completely compromise the security of the firewall. It can allow hackers to access and modify sensitive audit logs and firewall rules.

While an attacker needs some human interaction, like phishing an authorized user, they don’t need direct access to the system. Once exploited, they can take full control of the Audit Vault and Firewall tool.

If you have Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall installed, make sure to apply the latest software updates released by Oracle to patch this vulnerability. Also educate your users about phishing attempts. You should also consider additional network security measures like firewalls to prevent unauthorized remote access.

Regularly monitoring and patching your systems is key to protect against cyber threats like this. Staying on top of software updates helps prevent hackers from exploiting known vulnerabilities.

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