BEA WebLogic Portal deployment descriptor information disclosure

weblogic-deployment-descriptor-disclosure (24297) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


BEA WebLogic Portal could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP request to obtain the deployment descriptor file, which contains information that could be used to launch further attacks against the affected server.


Obtain Information


Refer to BEA Systems Inc. Security Advisory: (BEA06-112.00) for patch or upgrade information. See References.


  • BEA Systems Inc. Security Advisory: (BEA06-112.00): An application's deployment descriptor source is visible. .
  • BID-16358: BEA WebLogic Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-0425: BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1 through SP4 allows remote attackers to obtain the source for a deployment descriptor file via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 22768: BEA WebLogic Portal Deployment Descriptors File Source Disclosure
  • SA18593: BEA WebLogic Portal Information Disclosure and Security Bypass
  • SECTRACK ID: 1015528: BEA WebLogic Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Information, and Access Restricted Resources

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle WebLogic Portal 8.1 SP4


Jan 23, 2006

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