WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper paramater checking which affects IBM Spectrum Control.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0 and Liberty 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124 could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper parameter checking. This could be exploited to conduct spoofing attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 177841.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177841 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Control||5.3.1 -5.3.7|
The solution is to apply an appropriate IBM Spectrum Control fix. Click on the download link and follow the Installation Instructions. The solution should be implemented as soon as practicable.
|Link to Fix|
Note: It is always recommended to have a current backup before applying any update procedure.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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20 August 2020: Initial Publication
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23 March 2022