Oracle Coherence (Jan 2020 CPU)

High Nessus Plugin ID 137854

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VPR Score: 9


The remote host is affected by a Remote Code Execution vulnerability.


The version of the tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability, as referenced in the January 2020 Oracle CPU advisory.

Vulnerability in the Oracle Coherence product of Oracle Fusion Middleware (component: Caching,CacheStore,Invocation). Supported versions that are affected are,, and Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via T3 to compromise Oracle Coherence. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Coherence.

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 January 2020 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137854

File Name: oracle_coherence_cpu_jan_2020.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2020/06/26

Updated: 2020/08/14

Dependencies: 136747

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2555

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:fusion_middleware, cpe:/a:oracle:coherence

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle Coherence

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/01/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/01/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (WebLogic Server Deserialization RCE - BadAttributeValueExpException)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-2555