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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2743

Original release date: 09/21/2009
Last revised: 12/30/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 before 6.1.0.27, and 7.0 before 7.0.0.7, does not properly handle an exception occurring after use of wsadmin scripts and configuration of JAAS-J2C Authentication Data, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the First Failure Data Capture (FFDC) log file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37796
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014463
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2721
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: was-wsadmin-jaasj2c-information-disclosure(53343)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007951
Type: Patch Information

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