Oracle GlassFish Server URL normalization Denial of Service

High Nessus Plugin ID 110612


The remote application is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.


The instance of Oracle GlassFish Server running on the remote host is affected by an authenticated and unauthenticated denial of service vulnerability.

The vulnerability is a result of an infinite loop in the normalize() method in com.sun.jsftemplating.util.fileStreamer.ResourceContentSource.

A remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted HTTP request to Admin Console component.


Contact to vendor for patch options.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110612

File Name: glassfish4_jsftemplating_normalization_dos.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/06/19

Updated: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 55929

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: An in depth analysis by tenable researchers revealed the access complexity to be high.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:glassfish_server

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information