WebSphere Application Server console servlet information disclosure

was-consoleservlet-info-disclosure (64558) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper access controls on Administration console servlets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a direct request to obtain various status information.IBM3

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.3
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

For WebSphere Application Server 6.1:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (6.1.0.35 or later) or APAR PM24372. See References.

For WebSphere Application Server 7.0:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (7.0.0.15 or later) or APAR PM24372. See References.

References:

  • IBM APAR PM24372: Recommended fixes for WebSphere Application Server.
  • BID-45800: IBM WebSphere Application Console Servlets Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-46736: IBM WebSphere Application Server prior to 7.0.0.15 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2011-0316: The Administrative Console component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 before 6.1.0.35 and 7.0 before 7.0.0.15 does not properly restrict access to console servlets, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive status information via a direct request.
  • OSVDB ID: 70387: IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Administrative Console Direct Request Remote Information Disclosure
  • SA42938: IBM WebSphere Application Server Two Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2011-0564: IBM WebSphere Application Server Data Disclosure and Security Bypass

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0

Reported:

Dec 17, 2010

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