Advisory Details

November 1st, 2016

Oracle WebLogic Commons DiskFileItem Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-572
ZDI-CAN-3591

CVE ID CVE-2016-5535
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebLogic
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24479. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle WebLogic. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the use of Apache Commons DiskFileItem. It is possible to execute arbitrary commands upon deserialization of untrusted data. The attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-04-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-11-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jacob Baines - Tenable Network Security
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