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Vulnerability of 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.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
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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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness note.

Solutions for this threat

WebSphere AS: patch for httpServletRequest-authenticate.
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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