Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.0.3

Flash (Alert)


Abstract

Cross reference list for security vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.0.0.3.

Content

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0720 (PM52274)

DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server Administration Console is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Administrative Console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unspecified attack vectors to inject script in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74044 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PLATFORMS: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server for distributed operating systems, IBM i operating systems, and z/OS operating system Versions are affected:
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack or PTF for each named product as soon as practical

Fix:
Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM52274, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.2:
o Install Fix Pack 3 (8.0.0.3), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.21:
o Install Fix Pack 23 (7.0.0.23), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.41:
o Install Fix Pack 43 (6.1.0.43), or later.

· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): When you have the Administrator Console open, do not use your web browser to visit other websites. Open another web browser to visit other websites.





CVE ID: CVE-2012-0716 (PM53132)

DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server Administration Console is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Administrative Console. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unspecified attack vectors to inject script in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/73748 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PLATFORMS: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server for distributed operating systems, IBM i operating systems, and z/OS operating system Versions are affected:
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack or PTF for each named product as soon as practical

Fix:
Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM53132, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.2:
o Install Fix Pack 3 (8.0.0.3) or later


For V7.0 through 7.0.0.21:
o Install Fix Pack 23 (7.0.0.23), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.41:
o Install Fix Pack 43 (6.1.0.43), or later.

· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): When you have the Administrator Console open, do not use the web browser to visit other websites. Open another web browser to visit other websites.



CVE ID: CVE-2012-0193 (PM53930)

DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by insufficient randomization of Java hash data structures. By sending multiple specially-crafted HTTP POST requests to an affected application containing conflicting hash key values, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of CPU resources.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72298 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


AFFECTED PLATFORMS: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server for distributed operating systems, IBM i operating systems, and z/OS operating system Versions are affected:
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack or PTF for each named product as soon as practical

Fix:
Refer to FLASH http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21577532 for more information or
Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM53930, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.2:
o Install Fix Pack 3 (8.0.0.3) or later.


For V7.0 through 7.0.0.21:
o Install Fix Pack 23 (7.0.0.23), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.41:
o Install Fix Pack 43 (6.1.0.43), or later.

· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): none


CVE ID: CVE-2011-1377 (PM45181)

DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server could provide weaker than expected security when using WS-Security. This may be caused by an error during the failure of Lightweight Third-Party Authentication (LTPA) token authentication. A user could randomly gain elevated privileges on the system when using LTPA tokens with WS-Security.


CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/71319for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PLATFORMS: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server for distributed operating systems, IBM i operating systems, and z/OS operating system Versions are affected:
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack or PTF for each named product as soon as practical

Fix:
Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM45181, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.2:
o Install Fix Pack 3 (8.0.0.3) or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.21:
o Install Fix Pack 23 (7.0.0.23), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.41:
o Install Fix Pack 43 (6.1.0.43), or later.

· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): none


REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html
· On-line Calculator V2 http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2



CHANGE HISTORY:
· 16 April 2012: Original copy published

*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.

Rate this page:

(0 users)Average rating

Add comments

Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version:

6.1, 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS, z/OS

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Express, Network Deployment

Reference #:

1589257

Modified date:

2012-04-17

Translate my page

Machine Translation

Content navigation