Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2018 CPU)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119885
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VPR Score: 5.1


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: Medium

ID: 119885

File Name: oracle_bi_publisher_jan_2018_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 12/27/2018

Updated: 5/27/2020

Dependencies: oracle_bi_publisher_installed.nbin, oracle_bi_publisher_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-10068

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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:2.3:a:oracle:fusion_middleware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3: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: 92987, 102535, 102558