Advisory Details

January 18th, 2018

Oracle WebLogic Remote Diagnosis Assistant rda_tfa_hrs Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-116
ZDI-CAN-5033

CVE ID CVE-2018-2616
CVSS SCORE 8.5, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebLogic
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle WebLogic. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within the processing of the rda_tfa_hrs command in the Remote Diagnosis Assistant. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of Administrator.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-07-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-01-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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