The Web Server Plug-in in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 8.0 and earlier uses unencrypted HTTP communication after expiration of the plugin-key.kdb password, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network, or spoof arbitrary servers via a man-in-the-middle attack.
Published 2012-05-01 19:55:03
Updated 2017-08-29 01:31:32
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Threat overview for CVE-2012-2162

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-2162
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 9080
IPs affected by CVE-2012-2162 1,572
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2162

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 52 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2162

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2162

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-2162

Products affected by CVE-2012-2162

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