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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2005-3498

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0.x before 5.02.15, 5.1.x before 5.1.1.8, and 6.x before fixpack V6.0.2.5, when session trace is enabled, records a full URL including the queryString in the trace logs when an application encodes a URL, which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published