Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher Multiple Vulnerabilities (Apr 2020 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135678


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 April 2020 Critical Patch Update advisory

- An unspecified vulnerability in the Analystics Web General component of Oracle BI Published. An easily exploitable vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. A successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. (CVE-2020-2950)

- The Bouncy Castle Java library before 1.51 does not validate a point is withing the elliptic curve, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain private keys via a series of crafted elliptic curve Diffie Hellman (ECDH) key exchanges, aka an invalid curve attack. (CVE-2015-7940)

- Apache Commons FileUpload before 1.3.3 DiskFileItem File Manipulation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2016-1000031)

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


Apply the appropriate patch according to the April 2020 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135678

File Name: oracle_bi_publisher_apr_2020_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/16/2020

Updated: 12/5/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2950


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:business_intelligence_publisher

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7940, CVE-2016-1000031, CVE-2020-2950

BID: 79091, 93604

CEA-ID: CEA-2021-0004