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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 3.7/10


IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 7.1.0 before, 7.1.1 before, 8.5 before, and 8.6 before does not properly encrypt data, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
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  • LOW
  • 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