Oracle Secure Global Desktop Web Services Component Remote Authentication Bypass (October 2017 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103980
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An application installed on the remote host is affected by an unspecified vulnerability.


The version of Oracle Secure Global Desktop installed on the remote host is 5.3 and is missing a security patch from the October 2017 Critical Patch Update (CPU). It is, therefore, affected by an Apache HTTP server remote authentication bypass vulnerability in the web services component. The Apache HTTP Server contains a flaw that is triggered when third-party modules use the ap_get_basic_auth_pw() function outside of the authentication phase. This allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication requirements.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the October 2017 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103980

File Name: oracle_secure_global_desktop_oct_2017_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/19/2017

Updated: 10/25/2021

Dependencies: oracle_secure_global_desktop_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-3167


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:virtualization_secure_global_desktop

Required KB Items: Host/Oracle_Secure_Global_Desktop/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/17/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3167