IBM WebSphere Application Server up to information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in IBM WebSphere Application Server up to (Application Server Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 7.0.x before, 8.0.x before, and 8.5.x before allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging incorrect request handling by the (1) Proxy or (2) ODR server.

The weakness was disclosed 06/27/2014 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-0891 since 01/06/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. 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 attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76967 (IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < Fix Pack 33 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 124155 (IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (swg21676092, swg21669554)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (91286) and Tenable (76967).







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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 76967
Nessus Name: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < Fix Pack 33 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: WebSphere Application Server


01/06/2014 🔍
05/07/2014 +121 days 🔍
05/18/2014 +11 days 🔍
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03/26/2015 +272 days 🔍
03/24/2022 +2555 days 🔍



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CVE: CVE-2014-0891 (🔍)

X-Force: 91286
Vulnerability Center: 44547 - IBM WebSphere Remote Information Leakage via Proxy and ODR servers, Medium
SecurityFocus: 64249


Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/24/2022 09:05 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (63), 05/28/2017 03:15 AM (3), 03/24/2022 09:05 AM (4)
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