Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle HTTP Server (Oct 2020 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142212
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Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Oracle HTTP Server installed on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 2020 CPU advisory:

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in the SSL Module (OpenSSL). An unauthenticated, remote attacker with network access via HTTPS, can exploit this issue to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DoS) of Oracle HTTP Server. (CVE-2020-1967)

- An unspecified vulnerability exists in the Apache HTTP Server Core component. A authenticated, remote attacker with network access via HTTP, can exploit this issue to compromise the Oracle HTTP Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle HTTP Server. (CVE-2019-10097)

- An unspecified vulnerability exists in Web Listener (cURL). An unauthenticated, remote attacker with network access via TFTP can exploit this issue to compromise Oracle HTTP Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle HTTP Server. (CVE-2019-5482) Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142212

File Name: oracle_http_server_cpu_oct_2020.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: Web Servers

Published: 11/2/2020

Updated: 11/3/2020

Dependencies: oracle_http_server_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5482

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Oracle/OHS/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5482, CVE-2019-10097, CVE-2020-1967