Oracle WebCenter Portal RCE (Jul 2022 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163288


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


The version of Oracle WebCenter Portal installed on the remote host is missing a security patch from the July 2022 Critical Patch Update (CPU). It is, therefore, affected a remote code execution vulnerability:

- Vulnerability in the Oracle WebCenter Portal product of Oracle Fusion Middleware (component: Security Framework (XStream)). Supported versions that are affected are and Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle WebCenter Portal. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle WebCenter Portal. (CVE-2021-39139)

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


Apply the appropriate patch according to the July 2022 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163288

File Name: oracle_webcenter_portal_cpu_jul_2022.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/20/2022

Updated: 7/22/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-39139


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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle WebCenter Portal

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-39139

IAVA: 2022-A-0285