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IC90712: (SSPCM) PEN TEST: L-004 VERSION INFORMATION REVEALED IN PAGE TITLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • L-004 Version Information Revealed In Page Title
    Remove or Suppress Version Numbers
    L3 Comment: Remove the Jetty version information from the
    response
    Headers in SSP Configuration Manager
    

Local fix

  • STRRTC - 367003
    DE/RJ
    Circumvention:
    Update to latest SSPBuild
    

Problem summary

  • Security scan revealed that the version of the web server used
    by SSP CM is displayed in the HTTP header. This gives an
    attacker a head start in designing an attack specific to that
    web server version.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Updated the SSP CM web server parameters to no longer broadcast
    the version of the software in the HTTP headers.
    

Temporary fix

  • Enabled Jetty feature to turn off sending the version
    information on HTTP responses.
    

Comments

  • Fix included in SSP3417.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC90712

  • Reported component name

    STR SECURE PROX

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0300

  • Reported release

    341

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-08

  • Closed date

    2013-05-01

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-01

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR SECURE PROX

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0300

Applicable component levels

  • R341 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Sterling Secure Proxy

Software version: 341

Reference #: IC90712

Modified date: 2013-05-01