Oracle Application Server Web Cache OHS mod_access Authentication Bypass

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2866


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw which allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running the Oracle Application Server. This version is reported vulnerable to an authentication bypass attack. Specifically, administrators may restrict access using the 'mod_access' Oracle module. However, attackers may utilize the Oracle Webcache service in order to bypass these restrictions. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to elevate privileges and potentially gain access to administrative functions or confidential data.


Upgrade to a version of Oracle Application Server higher than, when available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2866

File Name: 2866.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/04/28

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442, 2830

Nessus ID: 18181

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND


Base Score: 3

Temporal Score: 2.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:W/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1383

BID: 13418

OSVDB: 15908