Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle HTTP Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (October 2018 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 124090


The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Oracle HTTP Server installed on the remote host is affected by vulnerabilities as noted in the October 2018 CPU advisory:

- A vulnerability exists in the Oracle HTTP Server component of Oracle Fusion Middleware (subcomponent: Web Listener (curl)). The affected version is This is a difficult to exploit vulnerability that allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle HTTP Server. A successful attacks requires human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle HTTP Server. (CVE-2018-1000300)
- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in curl due to Buffer Over-read. Affected versions are from curl version 7.20.0 to curl 7.59.0. The vulnerable component can be tricked into reading data beyond the end of the heap.
An unauthenticated attacked with network access can exploit this issue to cause the application to stop responding.

- A buffer over-read vulnerability exists in curl that could lead to information leakage. Affected versions are from 7.20.0 to curl 7.58.0. A vulnerability in the RTSP+RTP handling code could allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or information leakage. An unauthenticated attacked with network access can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (DoS) or to leak information from the vulnerable application.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 124090

File Name: oracle_http_server_cpu_oct_2018.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/16/2019

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1000300


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:fusion_middleware, cpe:/a:oracle:http_server

Required KB Items: Oracle/OHS/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000120, CVE-2018-1000121, CVE-2018-1000122, CVE-2018-1000300, CVE-2018-1000301

BID: 103414, 103415, 103436, 104207, 104225