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CVE-2018-1840 Detail

Current Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 and 9.0 could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused when a security domain is configured to use a federated repository other than global federated repository and then migrated to a newer release of WebSphere Application Server. IBM X-Force ID: 150813.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  IBM Corporation
Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106141 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/150813 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10735767 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.5.0.0
Up to (including)
8.5.5.14
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.0.0.0
Up to (including)
9.0.0.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1840
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019