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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 1.9/10


Information Services Framework (ISF) in IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.1, 8.5 before FP3, and 8.7 and InfoSphere Business Glossary 8.1.1 and 8.1.2 does not have an off autocomplete attribute for the password field on the login page, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by leveraging an unattended workstation.

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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