WebSphere Application Server Web Container information disclosure
|was-webcontainer-info-disclosure (58557)||Low Risk|
WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the Web Container when handling file names longer then 20 characters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to return the wrong file. This is caused by an incorrect hashtable entry in an extremely rare case.
For IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (22.214.171.124 or later) or APAR PM06111. See References.
For IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (126.96.36.199 or later) or APAR PM06111. See References.
For IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (188.8.131.52 or later) or APAR PM06111. See References.
- IBM APAR PM06111: Recommended fixes for WebSphere Application Server.
- BID-40277: IBM WebSphere Application Server Long Filename Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-0777: The Web Container in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.0 before 184.108.40.206, 6.1 before 220.127.116.11, and 7.0 before 18.104.22.168 does not properly handle long filenames and consequently sends an incorrect file in some responses, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the retrieved file.
- OSVDB ID: 64721: IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Web Container Filename Handling Information Disclosure
- SA39838: IBM WebSphere Application Server File Disclosure and Denial of Service
- VUPEN/ADV-2010-1200: IBM WebSphere Application Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0
- IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
- IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0
May 11, 2010
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