IBM WebSphere Application Server snoop servlet information disclosure

was-snoop-info-disclosure (75234) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by missing access controls on the default Application Snoop Servlet when enabled. By sending a direct request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain request and client information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1595172 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1595172: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.23.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1611311: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1.0.45.
  • BID-53755: IBM WebSphere Application Snoop Servlets Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-2170: The Application Snoop Servlet in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 before 7.0.0.23 does not properly restrict access, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive client and request information via a direct request.
  • OSVDB ID: 82477: IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Snoop Servlet Request Handling Information Disclosure
  • SA49352: IBM WebSphere Application Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0

Reported:

May 29, 2012

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