Vigil@nce - WebSphere AS: privilege escalation via addFileRegistryAccount
July 2014 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can use an account of WebSphere AS, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: WebSphere AS
Creation date: 24/06/2014
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
The WebSphere AS product can create an account with Virtual Member Manager SPI Admin Task addFileRegistryAccount.
However, this account can bypass security restrictions. Technical details are unknown.
An attacker can therefore use an account of WebSphere AS, in order to escalate his privileges.
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