Overview

On October 17, Beijing time, Oracle officially released a Critical Patch Update (CPU), which contains a fix for the critical WebLogic remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2018-3191). This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers with network access via T3 to compromise vulnerable Oracle WebLogic Server. Successful exploitation of it can result in takeover of Oracle WebLogic Server, hence remote code execution.

CVSS 3.0 base score: 9.8

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

More information about this vulnerability and NSFOCUS’s technical analysis and protection solution will be available soon.

For details about the Oracle CPU, please visit the following link:

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html

Affected Versions

  • WebLogic 10.3.6.0
  • WebLogic 12.1.3.0
  • WebLogic 12.2.1.3

All the preceding versions come with official support.

Solution

Oracle has fixed this vulnerability in the October CPU. Affected users are strongly advised to upgrade their products as soon as possible to effectively address this issue.

Note: Official patches of Oracle can be downloaded only by those with a licensed account of the software. Such users can use that account to log in to https://support.oracle.com to obtain the latest patch.

Later, NSFOCUS will release the related technical analysis and protection solution on its official website (https://nsfocusglobal.com/) to help users detect and protect against this vulnerability.

Statement

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