Sun Java System Application Server Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68958

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VPR Score: 3.4


The remote host has an application server installed that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of Sun Java System Application Server installed on the remote host is potentially affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this flaw to read the Web Application configuration files in the WEB-INF or META-INF directory via a specially crafted request.


Apply the relevant vendor patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68958

File Name: sun_java_app_server_info_disclosure.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/07/18

Updated: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sun:java_system_application_server

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0278

BID: 33397

IAVT: 2009-T-0009

CWE: 200