IBM WebSphere JSP Engine Source Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2612


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


The remote WebSphere web server is vulnerable to an information leak. There is a flaw in the JSP engine that would allow a remote attacker to view the source code of any of the web server scripts. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to send HTTP requests to the web server.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2612

File Name: 2612.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/02/14

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Reference Information

BID: 12537, 12538