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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 7.0 before on z/OS might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the default_create.log file that is associated with profile creation by the BBOWWPFx job and the zPMT.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published