IBM WebSphere < 6.0.2.3 Authentication Bypass

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3559

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote WebSphere web server is vulnerable to an information leak. There is a flaw in the way that WebSphere processes filtered requests which end with a '/'. For instance, if the file test.jsp required authentication, an attacker could simply request test.jsp/ and retrieve the page.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.0.2.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3559

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2006/05/09

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2342

BID: 17900