Oracle GlassFish Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (April 2015 CPU) (POODLE)

low Nessus Plugin ID 82902


The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of GlassFish Server running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists in the bundled cURL and libcurl packages.
The certificate CN and SAN name field verification (CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST) is disabled when the digital signature verification (CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER) is disabled. This allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.

- A flaw exists in the bundled Network Security Services (NSS) library due to improper parsing of ASN.1 values in X.509 certificates. This allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof RSA signatures via a crafted certificate. (CVE-2014-1568)

- A man-in-the-middle (MitM) information disclosure vulnerability known as POODLE. The vulnerability is due to the way SSL 3.0 handles padding bytes when decrypting messages encrypted using block ciphers in cipher block chaining (CBC) mode. MitM attackers can decrypt a selected byte of a cipher text in as few as 256 tries if they are able to force a victim application to repeatedly send the same data over newly created SSL 3.0 connections. (CVE-2014-3566)


Upgrade to GlassFish Server / / or later as referenced in the April 2015 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 82902

File Name: glassfish_cpu_apr_2015.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/20/2015

Updated: 6/23/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-1568


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.4

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-3566

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:glassfish_server

Required KB Items: www/glassfish

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4545, CVE-2014-1568, CVE-2014-3566

BID: 63776, 70116, 70574

CERT: 577193, 772676