Oracle Application Server < Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2881


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


The remote host is running the Oracle Application Server. This version is reported vulnerable to a privilege escalation flaw. Specifically, users with the 'create job' privileges can obtain administrative access to the database. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need a valid account that had the ability to create new database jobs. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker being able to read or write confidential data.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2881

File Name: 2881.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/05/05

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2830, 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 6.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1496

BID: 13509