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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in WebSphere Commerce could allow disclosure of user personal data (CVE-2012-4830)

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Potential Information Disclosure security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Commerce could expose user personal data.


CVE ID: CVE-2012-4830

DESCRIPTION: A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit a security vulnerability in WebSphere Commerce to expose user personal data. The attack can be performed manually and the effort required is comparatively low.

CVSS: Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 2, the security ratings for these issues are:

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


  • WebSphere Commerce Versions to
  • WebSphere Commerce Versions to


    Open a Problem Management Record (PMR) with IBM WebSphere Commerce Support to request an Interim Fix for APAR SE53160 and include your WebSphere Commerce version including Fix Pack level.

    Workaround(s): None known.

    Mitigation(s): None known.

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    *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Flash.

    Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
  • Related information

    Cross reference information
    Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
    Commerce WebSphere Commerce - Express Security i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Windows 7.0, 6.0 Express
    Commerce WebSphere Commerce Professional Security AIX, i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows 7.0, 6.0 Professional Edition

    Document information

    More support for: WebSphere Commerce Enterprise

    Software version: 6.0, 7.0

    Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

    Software edition: All Editions

    Reference #: 1612484

    Modified date: 28 September 2012

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