Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 (Application Server Software) and classified as very critical. This issue affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1, 2.1.1, and 3.0.1, and Sun Java System Application Server 9.1, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Administration.

The weakness was presented 04/19/2011 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-0807. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/03/2021).

A public exploit has been developed in Ruby. The exploit is available at It is declared as highly functional. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 55931 (Oracle GlassFish Server Administration Console GET Request Authentication Bypass), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 10882.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (55931). See 57212, 57211, 57210 and 57209 for similar entries.







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 55931
Nessus Name: Oracle GlassFish Server Administration Console GET Request Authentication Bypass
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OpenVAS ID: 801926
OpenVAS Name: Oracle GlassFish/System Application Server Security Bypass Vulnerability
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MetaSploit ID: glassfish_login.rb
MetaSploit Name: GlassFish Brute Force Utility
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CVE: CVE-2011-0807 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 31107 - [cpuapr2011-301950] Oracle Sun GlassFish and Sun Java System Application Server Unspecified Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 47438 - Oracle Sun GlassFish/Java System Application Server Remote Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/03/2021 03:01 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (64), 03/21/2017 11:16 AM (13), 11/03/2021 02:54 AM (3), 11/03/2021 03:01 AM (2)
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