WebSphere Application Server < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4355


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote server is a WebSphere application server.
This version is reported to be vulnerable to a number of flaws. First, there is a reported flaw in the way that the administrative console monitors role users. Second, there is a buffer overflow in the default messaging component. Third, there is an unspecified flaw in the Java Transaction service. Fourth, there is an information disclosure flaw in the 'http_plugin.log' file. Fifth, there is an information disclosure flaw in the 'PropFilePasswordEncoder' utility. The details of these flaws are currently unknown; however, the vendor has released a patch to address these issues.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4355

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2008/01/22

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 4270

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0740, CVE-2008-0741

BID: 27400