Pouring some salt into Oracle's security wounds, security researcher David Litchfield has published details of a new class of attack against the database. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to steal confidential information or insert coding time bombs in the database that will get executed at a later time.
Although Oracle is trying to meet the challenges of today's security landscape, the company so far has failed to step up to the challenge. It isn't just that Oracle is unable to fight off the onslaught of new SQL injection vulnerabilities, as the unpatched vulnerabilities meter currently surpasses 200.
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