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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


PerfServlet in the PMI/Performance Tools component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 7 before allows attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the (1) systemout.log and (2) ffdc files. NOTE: this is probably a duplicate of CVE-2009-0434.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published