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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server Admin Console in IBM Cloud (CVE-2019-4269)

Security Bulletin


There is an information disclosure in the Admin Console of WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4269
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Admin Console could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a specially crafted url causes a stack trace to be dumped.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affect the following versions and releases of WebSphere Application Server and bundling products.

  • Version 9.0


To patch an existing service instance, refer to the IBM WebSphere Application Server bulletin listed below

Please see Updating your environment in the KnowlegeCenter for information on applying service.  

Alternatively, delete the vulnerable service instance and create a new instance.

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Change History

31 July 2019 - Original document published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


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Document Information

Modified date:
01 August 2019