Oracle WebLogic Server Java Object RMI Connect-Back Deserialization RCE (January 2017 CPU)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96610


An application server installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Oracle WebLogic Server installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Core Components subcomponent due to unsafe deserialization of Java objects by the RMI registry. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted Java object, to execute arbitrary Java code in the context of the WebLogic server.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2017 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96610

File Name: oracle_weblogic_server_cpu_jan_2017.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2017/01/18

Modified: 2017/04/21

Dependencies: 73913

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle WebLogic Server

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3248

BID: 95465

OSVDB: 150444

TRA: TRA-2017-07

ZDI: ZDI-17-055