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Oracle WebLogic Server Deserialization Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

Risk:
High
Date Discovered:
April 25, 2019
Description:
Oracle WebLogic Server is prone to a remote command-execution vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to execute an arbitrary command within the context of a user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts may result in a denial-of-service condition. Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.6.0.0, and 12.1.3.0.0 are vulnerable.
Technologies Affected
  • Oracle Agile PLM 9.3.3
  • Oracle Agile PLM 9.3.4
  • Oracle Agile PLM 9.3.5
  • Oracle StorageTek Tape Analytics SW Tool 2.3.0
  • Oracle Tape Library ACSLS 8.5
  • Oracle Tape Virtual Storage Manager GUI 6.2
  • Oracle Weblogic Server 10.3.6.0.0
  • Oracle Weblogic Server 12.1.3.0.0
Recommendations
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from a successful exploit.
  • Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
    To limit exposure to these and other latent vulnerabilities, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
  • Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
    To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never visit sites of questionable integrity or follow links provided by unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run applications with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
Badcode, Liao Xinxi, ZengShuai Hao, Zhiyi Zhang, and Hongwei Pan, Lin Zheng, Song Keya, and Tianlei Li, Xu Yuanzhen
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