Current Description

IBM WebSphere allows remote attackers to read source code for executable web files by directly calling the default InvokerServlet using a URL which contains the "/servlet/file" string.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 24, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationIbmWebsphere Application Server2.0*******
    2.3ApplicationIbmWebsphere Application Server3.0*******
    2.3ApplicationIbmWebsphere Application Server3.0.21*******

Vulnerable Software List

Ibm Websphere Application Server 2.0, 3.0, 3.0.21


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