Information Exposure Affecting com.ibm:ibm-application-security Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.2.5)


0.0
low
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-COMIBM-460450

  • published

    29 Aug 2019

  • disclosed

    28 Aug 2019

  • credit

    James Holderness, IB Boost

Introduced: 28 Aug 2019

CWE-200 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade com.ibm:ibm-application-security to version 1.2.5 or higher.

Overview

com.ibm:ibm-application-security is a plugin for executing security scans in IBM Application Security on Cloud.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. While the password is stored encrypted on disk, it is transmitted in plain text as part of the configuration form. This can result in exposure of the password through browser extensions, cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, and similar situations.