Oracle Essbase DoS (October 2022 CPU)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 183514


A business analytics solution installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of Oracle Essbase installed on the remote host is missing a security patch from the October 2023 Critical Patch Update (CPU). It is, therefore, affected by:

- Vulnerability in Oracle Essbase (component: Essbase Web Platform (OpenSSL)). The supported version that is affected is Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Oracle Essbase. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle Essbase. (CVE-2023-2650) 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 October 2023 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 183514

File Name: oracle_essbase_cpu_oct_2023.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/20/2023

Updated: 1/19/2024

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2650


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:essbase

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/Oracle Essbase

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/17/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/30/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2650

IAVA: 2023-A-0555-S