Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2018 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119885


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher running on the remote host is prior to or prior to or prior to It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as noted in the January 2018 Critical Patch Update advisory.
The Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An improper restriction of the lifetime of queues entries associated with unused our-of-order messages allows an remote attacker to cause a denial of service in the DTLS implementationof OpenSSL before 1.1.0 (CVE-2016-2179).
- An easily exploitable vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to compromise Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition via HTTP. A Successful attack of this vulnerability would result in unauthorized access to data as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete.
This attack would required human interaction. (CVE-2017-10068).
- An low privileged attacker with network access via HTTP can exploit a vulnerability in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. A successful attack would allow the unauthorized access to critical data (CVE-2018-2715).

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2018 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119885

File Name: oracle_bi_publisher_jan_2018_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 12/27/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-10068


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:fusion_middleware, cpe:/a:oracle:business_intelligence_publisher

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2179, CVE-2017-10068, CVE-2018-2715

BID: 102535, 102558, 92987