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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2016-0793

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the servlet filter restriction mechanism in WildFly (formerly JBoss Application Server) before 10.0.0.Final on Windows allows remote attackers to read the sensitive files in the (1) WEB-INF or (2) META-INF directory via a request that contains (a) lowercase or (b) "meaningless" characters.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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