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CVE-2008-3257 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Apache Connector (mod_wl) in Oracle WebLogic Server (formerly BEA WebLogic Server) 10.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long HTTP version string, as demonstrated by a string after "POST /.jsp" in an HTTP request.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Oracle (07/31/2008)

Oracle has released a workaround for CVE-2008-3257. Information is available at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts/alert_cve2008-3257.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.oracle.com/security/2008/07/security_alert_for_cve-2008-3257_released.html
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2008-July/002035.html
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2008-July/002036.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/716387 US Government Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts/alert_cve2008-3257.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30273
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020520
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2145/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43885
https://support.bea.com/application_content/product_portlets/securityadvisories/2793.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6089

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:3.1.8
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.0
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.0.4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5.1:sp15
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5.2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5.2:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:4.5.2:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp10
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp11
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp12
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp13
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp6
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp7
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp8
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:5.1:sp9
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.0
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.0:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.0:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.0:sp6
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp6
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp7
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:6.1:sp8
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp6
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0:sp7
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0.0.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0.0.1:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0.0.1:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0.0.1:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:7.0.0.1:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:8.1:sp6
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:ga
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:sp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:sp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:sp3
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:sp4
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.0:sp5
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.1:ga
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.2:mp1
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:9.2:mp2
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 cpe:/a:bea:weblogic_server:10.0
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 cpe:/a:bea_systems:apache_connector_in_weblogic_server
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 cpe:/a:bea_systems:weblogic_server:10.0_mp1
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 cpe:/a:oracle:weblogic_server
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Up to (including)
10.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3257
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017