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CVE-2014-8890 Detail

Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile 8.5.x before 8.5.5.4 allows remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging the combination of a servlet's deployment descriptor security constraints and ServletSecurity annotations.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/18/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8890
Original release date:
12/18/2014
Last revised:
09/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71834 External Source BID 71834
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033384 External Source SECTRACK 1033384
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21690185 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21690185
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21963275 External Source CONFIRM http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21963275
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99009 External Source XF ibm-websphere-cve20148890-priv-escalation(99009)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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