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computer threat announce CVE-2019-4442

WebSphere AS: directory traversal via Admin Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can traverse directories via Admin Console of WebSphere AS, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/09/2019.
Références of this announce: 1079031, CVE-2019-4442, VIGILANCE-VUL-30280.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can traverse directories via Admin Console of WebSphere AS, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Rational ClearCase, WebSphere AS Traditional.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin 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 weakness.

Solutions for this threat

WebSphere AS: patch for Admin Console.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

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