The Web Server Plug-in in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 8.0 and earlier uses unencrypted HTTP communication after expiration of the plugin-key.kdb password, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network, or spoof arbitrary servers via a man-in-the-middle attack.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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