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WebLogic Server Process Tries to Connect to Unauthorized Host Performing DNS Query (Doc ID 2928010.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After starting WebLogic Server process with shell script, the java process attempted to connect to unauthorized host[.]com. Server performs DNS query for[.]com. DNS resolver returns IP address (OpenDNS sinkhole IP). WebLogic server (java process) proceeds to attempt connecting to IP which leads to security/vulnerability concerns.


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