Skip to main content

Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


IBM WebSphere Commerce Enterprise 5.6.x through, 6.0.x through, and 7.0.x through does not use a suitable encryption algorithm for storefront web requests, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a padding oracle attack that targets certain UTF-8 processing of the krypto parameter, and leverages unspecified browser access or traffic-log access.

  • 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