Oracle WebLogic Server Web Services Security Policy not Enforced (CVE-2008-5459)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57040


The remote Oracle WebLogic Server has an unspecified vulnerability.


According to its self-reported banner, the version of Oracle WebLogic Server running on the remote host is affected by an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to disable enforcement of security policies for the web services. Such an attack could have a partial impact on confidentiality.


Upgrade and/or apply the appropriate patch as described in Oracle's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57040

File Name: weblogic_cr380519.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2011/12/07

Modified: 2016/04/05

Dependencies: 56979

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server, cpe:/a:oracle:weblogic_server

Required KB Items: www/weblogic

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/01/14

Exploitable With

Elliot (Oracle Secure Backup RCE (Windows))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5459

BID: 33177

OSVDB: 51312

CWE: 264