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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


polestar_xml.jsp in SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 14.0.5 build 882 replies with different timing depending on if a connection can be made, which allows remote attackers to conduct port scanning attacks via a host name and port in the cms parameter.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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