Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher Multiple Vulnerabilities (April 2018 CPU)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 119939


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher running on the remote host is prior to or prior to, similarly, versions prior to and prior to are affected as noted in the April 2018 Critical Patch Update advisory. The Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- A vulnerability can be exploited by a remote attacker by sending a crafted serialized Java object. A successful attack would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable server (CVE-2015-7501).

- A vulnerability exists on Apache Batik before 1.9. The vulnerability would allow an attacker to send a malicious SVG file to a user. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could result in the compromise of the server (CVE-2017-5662).

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the April 2018 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119939

File Name: oracle_bi_publisher_apr_2018_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/12/28

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 53258, 76708

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-7501

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:fusion_middleware, cpe:/a:oracle:business_intelligence_publisher

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/23

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7501, CVE-2017-5662

BID: 78215, 97948