CVE-2018-1770

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Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 148686.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041874

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148686

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10729521

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2018-30

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-10-12

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 7.0.0.0 to 7.0.0.45 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 8.0.0.0 to 8.0.0.15 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 8.5.0.0 to 8.5.5.14 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 9.0.0.0 to 9.0.0.9 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
128065IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.x <= 7.0.0.45 / 8.0.0.x <= 8.0.0.15 / 8.5.x < 8.5.5.15 / 9.0.0.x < 9.0.0.10 Admin Console Directory Traversal Vulnerability (CVE-2018-1770)NessusWeb Servers
medium
119679IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.x <= 7.0.0.45 / 8.0.0.x <= 8.0.0.15 / 8.5.x < 8.5.5.15 / 9.0.0.x < 9.0.0.10 Admin Console Directory Traversal Vulnerability (CVE-2018-1770)NessusWeb Servers
medium