The Web Services Security component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.0.2 before and 6.1 before, when Certificate Store Collections is configured to use Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL), does not call the setRevocationEnabled method on the PKIXBuilderParameters object, which prevents the "Java security method" from checking the revocation status of X.509 certificates and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a SOAP message with a revoked certificate.
Published 2008-10-22 18:00:01
Updated 2017-08-08 01:32:50
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4679

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 83 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4679

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4679

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
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Products affected by CVE-2008-4679

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