Oracle WebLogic WLS9-async Remote Code Execution (remote check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 124338
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote Oracle WebLogic server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Oracle WebLogic server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the WLS9-async component due to unsafe deserialization of XML encoded Java objects. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted Java object, to execute arbitrary Java code in the context of the WebLogic server.


Apply the patch referenced in the vendor advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 124338

File Name: weblogic_async_response_rce.nbin

Version: 1.25

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/26/2019

Updated: 4/20/2021

Dependencies: weblogic_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-2725


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:weblogic_server

Required KB Items: www/weblogic

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2019

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Oracle Weblogic Server Deserialization RCE - AsyncResponseService)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2725

BID: 108074

IAVA: 2019-A-0128