Subject: SECURITY ADVISORY (CVE-2009-1004)
From: Oracle Corporation
Minor Subject: Strengthened WebLogic Server web services security
Product(s) Affected: WebLogic Server
Oracle treats potential security problems with a high degree of urgency and endeavors to take appropriate steps to help ensure the security of our customers’ systems. As a result, Oracle strongly suggests the following actions:
I. Read the following advisory.
II. Apply the suggested action.
III. If you know of any additional users interested in future security advisories, please forward them the registration instructions included in this advisory.
WebLogic Server web services security was strengthened.
II. IMPACT AND CVSS RATINGS
CVSS Severity Score: 4.0
Attack Range (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Authentication Level (Au): None
Impact Type: Partial confidentiality and integrity violation
CVSS Base Score Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Usage of CVSS by Oracle:
III. AFFECTED VERSIONSThe following versions of WebLogic Server are affected by this vulnerability
- Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3, on all platforms
IV. SUGGESTED ACTION
Oracle strongly recommends the following course of action:
WebLogic Server version 10.3
Use the Smart Update tool to install the 10.3 patch for CR384877
Oracle strongly suggests that customers apply the remedies recommended in all our security advisories. Oracle also urges customers to apply every Service/Maintenance Pack as they are released. Service/Maintenance Packs include a roll-up of all bug fixes for each version of the product, as well as each of the prior Service/Maintenance Packs. Service/Maintenance Packs and information about them can be found at:
Note: Information about securing WebLogic Server and WebLogic Express can be found at http://edocs.bea.com/wls/docs103/security.html. Specific lockdown information is provided at http://e-docs.bea.com/wls/docs103/lockdown/index.html. We strongly encourage you to review this documentation to ensure your server deployment is securely configured.
As a policy, if there are any security-related issues with any Oracle product, Oracle will distribute an advisory and instructions with the appropriate course of action. Because the security of your site, data, and code is our highest priority, we are committed to communicating all security-related issues clearly and openly.
All previous advisories can be viewed at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/wls-security.
Additional users who wish to register for product advisory distribution should follow the registration directions at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts.htm.
Security issues can be reported to Oracle by following the directions at: