WebSphere Application Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-4276 and CVE-2020-4362) Threat Alert

April 17, 2020


IBM released security advisories to announce the fix of two remote code execution vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-4276 and CVE-2020-4362) in WebSphere Application Server.

The two vulnerabilities exist when WebSphere uses token-based authentication in an admin request over the SOAP connector.

By sending a maliciously crafted request to WebSphere SOAP Connector, an attacker could execute arbitrary code on an affected server in an unauthorized way.


WebSphere Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability (CVE-2019-4505) Threat Alert

October 14, 2019

  1. Vulnerability Description

On September 18, 2019, IBM officially released a security bulletin, disclosing an arbitrary file read vulnerability (CVE-2019-4505) in WebSphere (web service deployment middleware), which allows remote attackers to read sensitive files on the server via a crafted URL. This could result in attackers viewing any files in a certain directory, which may aid in further attacks. (more…)