BEA WebLogic Server and WebLogic Express SSL port denial of service

weblogic-ssl-port-dos (34278) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The BEA WebLogic Server and WebLogic Express SSL port is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by an error that can occur under certain configurations. A remote attacker could access the SSL port while it is half-closed to cause the port to become inaccessible.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to BEA07-168.00 for patch and upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • BEA07-168.00: An SSL port may be susceptible to a Denial of Service attack.
  • BID-23979: Multiple BEA WebLogic Applications Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2704: BEA WebLogic Server 9.0 through 9.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (SSL port unavailability) by accessing a half-closed SSL socket.
  • OSVDB ID: 36064: BEA WebLogic Server Half-closed SSL Socket Access DoS
  • SA25284: BEA Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018057: BEA WebLogic Server Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2 Express

Reported:

May 14, 2007

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