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Published on July 31st, 2019 📆 | 6945 Views ⚑


IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Admin Center HTTP Request Clickjacking privilege escalation

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
6.3 $25k-$100k

A vulnerability was found in IBM WebSphere Application Server (Application Server Software) (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects some unknown functionality of the component Liberty Admin Center. The manipulation as part of a HTTP Request leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Clickjacking). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-451. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 07/30/2019. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-4285 since 01/03/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/31/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation / Clickjacking (CWE-451)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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01/03/2019 CVE assigned
07/30/2019 +208 days Advisory disclosed
07/31/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
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CVE: CVE-2019-4285 (🔒)

Created: 07/31/2019 09:37 AM
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