Oracle Communications 6.1 Converged Application Server - Service Controller access control

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Communications 6.1 (Cloud Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Converged Application Server - Service Controller. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 01/20/2016 by Hitachi Incident Response Team with Hitachi Incident Response Team as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-0050 since 12/03/2013. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be done within the local network. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

A public exploit has been developed by Trustwave's SpiderLabs and been published even before and not after the advisory. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is available at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 44 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 73231 (Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat7 (ALAS-2014-312)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350385 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for tomcat6: ALAS-2014-344).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (73231) and Exploit-DB (31615). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 12209, 12440, 12518 and 67146.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Trustwave's SpiderLabs
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Nessus ID: 73231
Nessus Name: Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat7 (ALAS-2014-312)
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OpenVAS ID: 702856
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2856-1 (libcommons-fileupload-java - denial of service)
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MetaSploit ID: apache_commons_fileupload_dos.rb
MetaSploit Name: Apache Commons FileUpload and Apache Tomcat DoS
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Suricata ID: 2018113
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12/03/2013 🔍
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02/12/2014 +6 days 🔍
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03/28/2014 +44 days 🔍
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01/20/2016 +659 days 🔍
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Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Researcher: Hitachi Incident Response Team
Organization: Hitachi Incident Response Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-0050 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 65400 - Apache Commons FileUpload CVE-2014-0050 Denial Of Service Vulnerability
Secunia: 57915

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Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 09:59 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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