IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 Admin Console improper restriction of rendered ui layers

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 (Application Server Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Admin Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 Admin Console could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim. IBM X-Force ID: 158102.

The weakness was shared 09/30/2019 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-4109 since 01/03/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/17/2020).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 142758, 142760 and 142761 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.7

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-1021
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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01/03/2019 🔍
09/30/2019 +270 days 🔍
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09/17/2020 +352 days 🔍



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CVE: CVE-2019-4109 (🔍)
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Created: 10/01/2019 12:49 PM
Updated: 09/17/2020 12:23 PM
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