Oracle GlassFish Server 2.1.1.x < / 3.0.1.x < / 3.1.2.x < Java Server Faces RCE (October 2016 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 94161


The remote web server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Oracle GlassFish Server running on the remote host is 2.1.1.x prior to, 3.0.1.x prior to, or 3.1.2.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Java Server Faces component subcomponent. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Oracle GlassFish Server version / / or as referenced in the October 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94161

File Name: glassfish_cve-2016-5519.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 10/20/2016

Updated: 11/14/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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-2016-5519


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:glassfish_server

Required KB Items: www/glassfish

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5519

BID: 93698