BEA WebLogic Server failed login cleartext password log

weblogic-server-log-password-cleartext (26463) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


BEA WebLogic Server sites that host protected Java Web Service (JWS) or Web applications and utilize WebLogic Server HTTP handlers store the username and password in cleartext in the server log after a failed login attempt.




Refer to BEA Systems Inc. Security Advisory: (BEA06-127.00) for upgrade information. See References.


  • BEA Systems Inc. Security Advisory: (BEA06-127.00): WebLogic Server HTTP handlers log username and password on failure .
  • BID-17982: BEA WebLogic Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2469: The HTTP handlers in BEA WebLogic Server 9.0, 8.1 up to SP5, 7.0 up to SP6, and 6.1 up to SP7 stores the username and password in cleartext in the WebLogic Server log when access to a web application or protected JWS fails, which allows attackers to gain privileges.
  • OSVDB ID: 25550: BEA WebLogic Server Log Cleartext Authentication Credential Disclosure
  • SA20130: BEA WebLogic Server/Express Multiple Security Issues
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016098: WebLogic Server Records Failed User Passwords in the Server Log File

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP7
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 6.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 7.0 SP6
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP4
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP3
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP2
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 8.1 SP5
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 9.0


May 15, 2006

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