Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data < Apache Log4j Insecure Deserialization RCE (Jan 2019 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 133268
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The Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data application on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data application located on the remote host less than It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to insecure deserialization of log events received by the Apache Log4j subcomponent's TCP or UDP socket server. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted, serialized binary payload.

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


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133268

File Name: oracle_goldengate_for_big_data_cpu_jan_2019.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/28/2020

Updated: 11/4/2020

Dependencies: oracle_goldengate_for_big_data_installed.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5645


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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:goldengate_application_adapters

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5645

BID: 97702