Thursday, April 9, 03:12
Home security Oracle: Hackers exploit vulnerability in WebLogic Server RCE

Oracle: Hackers exploit vulnerability in WebLogic Server RCE

OracleA critical vulnerability, called CVE-2019-2729, was found in many versions of Oracle WebLogic Server. So, the company advises its customers to implement the released security update, as fast as possible.

Vulnerability has already been discovered by hackers and used for attacking. That's why the company emphasized that the update should be done very quickly in order to protect its customers.

Oracle has provided some clue on vulnerability CVE-2019-2729. Hackers can exploit the vulnerability for to perform code, remotely, without having to verify their identity. They can, for example, carry out attack, without having to enter a username and password.

This is not the first time that WebLogic Servers Oracle addresses this specific security issue. In April, Oracle had released a patch for a similar vulnerability (CVE-2019-2725), which was also used by hackers to spread ransomware and cryptominers.

Investigators support that the new vulnerability CVE-2019-2729 bypasses it patch, which was released for CVE-2019-2725.

- Advertisement -

KnownSec 404 advised users to do some things to reduce the risk before Oracle released the update.

The advice given by company, are the folowing:

  • Find and delete wls9_async_response.war, wls-wsat.war, and restart Weblogic or
  • Prevent access to / _async / * and / wls-wsat / * URL paths. This advice is valid now, for those who can not directly apply the new update.

Η vulnerability CVE-2019-2729, unlike CVE-2019-2725, does not affect all WebLogic versions, but only: 10.3.6.0.0, 12.1.3.0.0 and 12.2.1.3.0.

Oracle WebLogic is a Java EE application server, part of Oracle's Fusion Middleware and supports many popular databases. That's why it's a favorite target of hackers. It is also a choice of many organizations, therefore hackers they are targeted to gain access to many data.

Absent Mia
Absent Miahttps://www.secnews.gr
Being your self, in a world that constantly tries to change you, is your greatest achievement

LEAVE ANSWER

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

LIVE NEWS

OTEAcademy: Telecommunication Program for Scientists & Freelancers, affected by COVID-19

OTEAcademy participates in the special telecommunication program - certification for scientists and freelancers affected by COVID-19.

Facebook wanted to buy Pegasus Spyware to track Apple users

According to NSO CEO Shalev Hulio, Facebook tried to buy ...

7 apps to watch movies online at the same time as your friends

According to the recommendations made by governments and health organizations around the world, ...

Tesla's model uses solar energy to move

The designs for a Tesla Roadster, with an engine that uses solar energy, were recently released on the internet and ...

George Soros is pushing for a postal vote due to COVID-19

George Soros pushes for postal voting due to COVID-19: For the purposes of the vote, George Soros-funded Brennan Center ...

Sony: Reveals the new DualSense controller for the PS5!

Together with the fifth model Playstation, PS5, Sony has unveiled the new DualSense space controller, which retains some of the ...

Koronoios: Fraudsters sell blood and saliva from a survivor on the Dark Web

The ad on Own Shop, a store on the Dark Web, claims that someone has been infected with coronavirus and is now selling ...

UbuntuDDE: Ubuntu Linux with Deepin desktop

UbuntuDDE: Ubuntu Linux with Deepin desktop- Have you ever wondered what would happen if you combined the powers ...

Facebook: Launches new chat application for couples due to COVID-19!

As the governments of a large number of countries have taken measures of social distancing and lockdown, in an effort to limit ...

Netflix: Lock your PIN account for more security

Netflix: Lock your PIN account for more security - Netflix, one of the best known ...