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CVE-2018-1957 Detail

Current Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 9 could allow sensitive information to be available caused by mishandling of data by the application based on an incorrect return by the httpServletRequest#authenticate() API when an unprotected URI is accessed. IBM X-Force ID: 153629.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106203 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/153629 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10744247 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3: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-2018-1957
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/31/2018