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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM WebSphere Vendors:   IBM
IBM WebSphere Application Server Application Request Handling Bug Lets Local Users View Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040357
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040357
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1681   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 10 2018
Original Entry Date:  Feb 8 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server. A local user can access files on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the handling of application requests to obtain files on the target system.

Impact:   A local user can obtain files on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (APAR PI88642).

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010419

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010419 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any), z/OS

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 12 2018 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM WebSphere Portal) IBM WebSphere Application Server Application Request Handling Bug Lets Local Users View Files on the Target System
IBM has issued a fix for IBM WebSphere Portal.



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