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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0 before CF13 and 8.5.0 through CF01 provides different error codes for firewall-traversal requests depending on whether the intranet host exists, which allows remote attackers to map the intranet network via a series of requests.

  • 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