2021-29736 | IBM WebSphere Application Server Privilege Escalation (XFDB-201300)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0/8.5/9.0 (Application Server Software) and classified as problematic. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 could allow a remote user to gain elevated privileges on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 201300.
The weakness was presented 07/30/2021. The advisory is shared at ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-29736 since 03/31/2021. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/05/2021).
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The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (201300).
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8
Status: Not defined
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