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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Oracle WebLogic Vendors:   BEA Systems
WebLogic Portal Entitlement Deletion Bug May Let Remote Users Access Portlets
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019453
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0896   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 14 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 20 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.2, 10.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WebLogic Portal. A remote user can access portlets in certain cases.

When a remote authenticated administrator deletes content portlets from a page, the system may remove all entitlements for the application. As a result, a remote user can gain access to content portlets that should otherwise be restricted.

Impact:   A remote user can gain access to ostensibly restricted portlets in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.0 MP1, 9.2 MP2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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