Information disclosure in Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud

Published: 2022-08-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-29842
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud
Universal components / Libraries / Programming Languages & Components

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU56660

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-29842

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output, when the WebSphere Application Server is configured with a federated repository. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud: before 3.62-20210922-1852

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?