Oracle WebLogic Portal Apache Commons File Upload (January 2016 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 88086


An application server installed on the remote host is affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability.


The version of Oracle WebLogic Portal installed on the remote host is missing a security patch from the January 2016 Critical Patch Update (CPU). It is, therefore, affected by a file upload vulnerability in the bundled Apache Commons library. A flaw exists in the DiskFileItem class that is triggered during the handling of NULL characters. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a serialized instance of the DiskFileItem class, to upload arbitrary files.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88086

File Name: oracle_weblogic_portal_cpu_jan_2016.nbin

Version: 1.418

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 4/23/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle WebLogic Portal

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/16/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2186

BID: 63174