VDB-90891 · CVE-2016-0377 · BID 92514

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0/8.5/8.5.5 CSRF Token information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0/8.5/8.5.5 (Application Server Software). This affects an unknown part of the component CSRF Token. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was released 08/16/2016 as 1980645 / swg21980645 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-0377 since 12/08/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. 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 96178 (IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < / 8.0 < / 8.5 < Information Disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers and running in the context r. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370752 (IBM WebSphere Application Server Information Disclosure vulnerability(swg21980645)).

Applying the patch APAR PI56917 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (96178). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 90892.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 96178
Nessus Name: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < / 8.0 < / 8.5 < Information Disclosure
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Patch: APAR PI56917


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08/16/2016 +252 days 🔍
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Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: 1980645 / swg21980645
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-0377 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036653
SecurityFocus: 92514 - IBM WebSphere Application Server CVE-2016-0377 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 08/20/2016 10:48 PM
Updated: 09/14/2022 09:15 AM
Changes: 08/20/2016 10:48 PM (68), 03/31/2019 11:03 AM (12), 09/14/2022 09:15 AM (3)
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