Oracle HTTP Server (Jan 2022 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 156944

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by a vulnerability

Description

The version of Oracle HTTP Server installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the January 2022 CPU advisory:

- Vulnerability in the Oracle HTTP Server product of Oracle Fusion Middleware (component: OSSL Module (Apache HTTP Server)). Supported versions that are affected are 12.2.1.3.0, 12.2.1.4.0 and 12.2.1.5.0.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle HTTP Server. While the vulnerability is in Oracle HTTP Server, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle HTTP Server.

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 January 2022 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpujan2022cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 156944

File Name: oracle_http_server_cpu_jan_2022.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/21/2022

Updated: 4/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-40438

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 8.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 1/18/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 12/15/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-40438

IAVA: 2022-A-0029