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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 1.8/10


The installer in IBM Security AppScan Source 8.x and 9.x through 9.0.1 has an open network port for a debug service, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by connecting to this port.

  • HIGH
  • 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