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Vulnerability of IBM WebSphere Application Server: directory traversal via Admin Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Admin Console of IBM WebSphere Application Server, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Vulnerable systems: Rational ClearCase, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/09/2019.
Références of this weakness: 1079031, 1086399, 1086423, 1086459, 1086477, 1086483, 1106955, 1106967, 884030, CVE-2019-4268, VIGILANCE-VUL-30344.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Admin Console of IBM WebSphere Application Server, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Rational ClearCase, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM WebSphere Application Server: patch.
A patch is available:
  WAS 9.0.x: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1073546
  WAS 8.5.x: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1073546
  WAS 8.0.x: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1073546
  WAS 7.0.0.x: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1073546

IBM Rational ClearCase: patch for WebSphere AS.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

IBM Tivoli System Automation Application Manager: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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