Information disclosure in IBM WebSphere Portal

Published: 2017-12-21 00:00:00
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.7 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-1698
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software WebSphere Portal
Vulnerable software versions WebSphere Portal 8.5.0
WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.1
WebSphere Portal 7.0.0
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Vendor URL IBM Corporation
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The weakness exists due to unspecified condition that exist when returning an error message. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request, trigger an error message response and access sensitive information within the error message.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in further attacks.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011519

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