Oracle WebCenter Portal RCE (Oct 2021 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154326
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Synopsis

An application server installed on the remote host is affected by a remote command execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Oracle WebCenter Portal installed on the remote host is missing a security patch from the October 2021 Critical Patch Update (CPU). It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability in the Discussion Forums (XStream) component that is easily exploitable by a remote, low privileged attacker to compromise Oracle WebCenter Portal's confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the October 2021 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpuoct2021cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2021.html#AppendixFMW

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154326

File Name: oracle_webcenter_portal_cpu_oct_2021.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/21/2021

Updated: 10/22/2021

Dependencies: oracle_webcenter_portal_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-29505

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:oracle:fusion_middleware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:oracle:webcenter_portal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle WebCenter Portal

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/28/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-29505

IAVA: 2021-A-0480