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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Oracle WebLogic Vendors:   BEA Systems
WebLogic Portal May Disclose a User's JSR-168 Portlet Contents
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015791
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 20 2006
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): WebLogic Portal 8.1 SP5 and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WebLogic Portal. A remote user may be able to view another user's JSR-168 Portlet contents.

The system may render JSR-168 Portlet contents from the cache, where the contents belong to another user.

WebLogic Portal sites using JSR-168 Portlets are affected. Other Portlet types are not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can view the contents of another user's JSR-168 Portlet.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fix [quoted]:

1. Upgrade to WebLogic Portal 8.1 Service Pack 5.
2. Install the patch from:
3. Follow the instructions in the README file contained in the ZIP archive.

This fix will be included in WebLogic Portal 8.1 Service Pack 6.

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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