WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to unauthorized access to user directory
WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to unauthorized access to user directory.
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/84350 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
WebSphere Portal 6.x
WebSphere Portal 7.x
WebSphere Portal 8.x
WebSphere Portal is affected regardless of WebSphere Application Server version.
Apply the property com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.disallowserveservletsbyclassname with value true (which disables the serving of servlets by classname at application server level) according to the description in the flash related to WAS APAR PK52059 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21288860 .
*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 Flash.
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27 August 2018