Published:2009/01/20  Last Updated:2009/01/20

Oracle WebLogic Server vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Oracle WebLogic Server (formerly BEA WebLogic Server) contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 10.0 MP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.2 MP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP7
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Oracle WebLogic Server is an application server based on Java Platform Enterprise Edition 5 (JavaEE5). Oracle WebLogic Server contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.


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JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2009.01.20

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required Simple - the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Medium
Exploit Complexity Low - little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-site scripting)
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2008-5461
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2009-000007

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