Oracle WebLogic Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2019-2725) Patch Bypass Threat Alert

Oracle WebLogic Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2019-2725) Patch Bypass Threat Alert

June 18, 2019 | Mina Hao

Overview

Recently, the NSFOCUS security team has found that the Oracle Weblogic vulnerability is exploited in the wild. Its attack signature is similar to that of the CVE-2019-2725 vulnerability. The attack can bypass the latest security patch released by Oracle in April. This vulnerability exists because no proper sanitization is performed when deserialized information is handled. By sending a crafted malicious HTTP request, attackers could exploit this vulnerability to gain server privileges and remotely execute arbitrary code in an unauthorized manner.

Alert level: [Blue]

Affected Versions

  • Weblogic 10.3.6.0
  • Weblogic 12.1.3

Solution

Oracle has not officially released any patches to fix this vulnerability. Please keep a close eye on the official website of Oracle for the latest patch.

NSFOCUS Intrusion Prevention System (NIPS) has provided the protection against this vulnerability. To download the latest version of NSFOCUS NIPS, click the following link:

http://update.nsfocus.com/update/listIps

NSFOCUS Web Application Firewall (WAF) has also provided the latest custom rule for protection against this vulnerability. To download the latest version of NSFOCUS WAF, click the following link:

http://update.nsfocus.com/update/wafIndex

Statement

This advisory is only used to describe a potential risk. NSFOCUS does not provide any commitment or promise on this advisory. NSFOCUS and the author will not bear any liability for any direct and/or indirect consequences and losses caused by transmitting and/or using this advisory. NSFOCUS reserves all the rights to modify and interpret this advisory. Please include this statement paragraph when reproducing or transferring this advisory. Do not modify this advisory, add/delete any information to/from it, or use this advisory for commercial purposes without permission from NSFOCUS.

About NSFOCUS

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