Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Security vulnerabilities in Net8

Learn about several security vulnerabilities that were discovered in Net8.

The Oracle Security team has released a group of critical alerts for a couple security vulnerabilities that were...

uncovered in Net8. The most serious problem could allow hackers to execute code on the UNIX server. There is another bug will enable an attacker to mount denial of service attacks. The problems can occur on versions 7.3.x, 8.0, and 8.1 of Net8.

Oracle has published fixes on Metalink (, here is a list of the Net8 versions and the appropriate patches:  Patch 1859604  Patch 1859628  Patch 1859654  Patch 1859778  Patch 1859788  Patch 1859791  Patch 1864109
About the author
James Giordano is an Oracle database administrator. He has been working with Oracle for about seven years and also has experience with UNIX and PeopleSoft/Oracle financials.

This was last published in May 2002

Dig Deeper on Information security policies, procedures and guidelines

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.