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vulnerability announce CVE-2018-1957

WebSphere AS: information disclosure via httpServletRequest-authenticate

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via httpServletRequest::authenticate() of WebSphere AS, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading.
Attacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 07/12/2018.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2018-AVI-589, CVE-2018-1957, ibm10744247, ibm10793327, VIGILANCE-VUL-27982.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via httpServletRequest::authenticate() of WebSphere AS, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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