Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server Liberty (CVE-2018-1683)
There is a potential information disclosure vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server Liberty.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to encrypt ORB communication.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/145455 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM WebSphere Application Server:
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF containing APARs PI99176 for each named product as soon as practical.
For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI99176
· Apply Liberty Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 or later.
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21 September 2018: original document 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 Security Bulletin.
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WebSphere Application Server
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: Liberty
Reference #: 0716533
Modified date: 21 September 2018