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Vulnerability of WildFly: file reading WEB-INF/META-INF

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can read a WEB-INF/META-INF file of WildFly, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Brocade Network Advisor, Unisphere EMC, JBoss AS OpenSource, WildFly.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/04/2016.
Références of this alert: 1305937, 499009, BSA-2017-314, CVE-2016-0793, ESA-2017-056, VIGILANCE-VUL-19295.

Description of the vulnerability 

The WildFly product uses a filter to forbid the WEB-INF/META-INF files to be read.

However, on Windows, an attacker can use lowercase characters, to bypass file access restrictions of WEB-INF/META-INF.

An attacker can therefore read a WEB-INF/META-INF file of WildFly, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Brocade Network Advisor, Unisphere EMC, JBoss AS OpenSource, WildFly.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security announce is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

WildFly: version 10.0.0.Final.
The version 10.0.0.Final is fixed:
  http://wildfly.org/downloads/

Brocade Network Advisor: workaround for Wildfly.
A workaround is indicated in the information source.

EMC Unisphere for VMAX: solution for WildFly.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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