Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale Liberty Deployment could expose sensitive information.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Extreme Scale stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177932 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|WebSphere Extreme Scale||8.6.1|
For new installation, this vulnerability is fixed in 188.8.131.52
|WebSphere eXtreme Scale||184.108.40.206||Fix Pack 4||Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.|
For existing installation / upgrade please follow the steps in Workaround and mitigations section.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Add the following entry in RestAdmin server.xml located at <XSLD_HOME>\wlp\usr\servers\restAdminServer
and RestData server.xml located at <XSLD_HOME>\wlp\usr\servers\restDataServer
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05 Jan 2021: Initial Publication
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05 January 2021