IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < / 8.0 < / 8.5 < Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96178


The remote web application server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of the IBM WebSphere Application Server running on the remote host is 7.0 prior to, 8.0 prior to, or 8.5 prior to It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the Administrative Console due to improperly setting the CSRFtoken cookie. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information.


Apply IBM WebSphere Application Server version 7.0 Fix Pack 43 ( / 8.0 Fix Pack 13 ( / 8.5 Fix Pack 10 ( or later. Alternatively, apply the appropriate Interim Fixes as recommended in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96178

File Name: websphere_8_5_5_10.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2016/12/29

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 57034

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Required KB Items: www/WebSphere, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0377

BID: 92514

OSVDB: 143034