TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer FileUploaderServlet fileName Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-288: April 19th, 2017


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Fusion Middleware MapViewer

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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the FileUploaderServlet servlet. When parsing the fileName parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current user.

Vendor Response

Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-09-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-04-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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