Oracle WebLogic Server Apache Connector buffer overflow

oracle-weblogic-apacheconnector-bo (43885) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Oracle WebLogic Server (formerly known as BEA WebLogic Server) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the Apache Connector. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP POST request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8.3
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in BEA Security Advisory (CVE-2008-3257). See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • BEA Apache Connector IN WebLogic Server
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 10.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 10.0 MP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 3.1.8
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.0.4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5.1 SP15
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5.2 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5.2 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 4.5.2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP7
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP8
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP9
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP13
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP11
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP10
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 5.1 SP12
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.0 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.0 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.0 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP7
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP8
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP7
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0.0.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0.0.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0.0.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0.0.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0.0.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 GA
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.1 GA
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2 MP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2 MP2

Reported:

Jul 17, 2008

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