Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.0.4

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Cross reference list for security vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.0.0.4

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2170 (PM56183)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a network attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of requests. The customer must have the default Application Snoop Servlet installed and running.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75234 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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 PM56183, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :


For V8.0 through 8.0.0.3:

o Install Fix Pack 4 (8.0.0.4), 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 6.1.0.43:

o Install Fix Pack 45 (6.1.0.45), or later.

· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): none

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3293 (PM60839)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server Administrative Console could allow a cross-frame scripting attack, caused by improper validation of input in the Administrative Console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to monitor and capture user activity.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/77179 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 8.5
· 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 PM60839, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server


For V8.5
:
o Install Fix Pack 1 (8.5.0.1), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.3:

o Install Fix Pack 4 (8.0.0.4), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.23:

o Install Fix Pack 25 (7.0.0.25), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.43:

o Install Fix Pack 45 (6.1.0.45), 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-2012-2159 (PM62795 or PM66410)

DESCRIPTION:

WebSphere Application Server could allow a cross-site scripting attack, caused by improper validation of input by the help system in the Administrative Console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL 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/74832 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 8.5
· Version 8

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

Fix:
Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM62795 or PM66410, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :


For V8.5 (PM66410)
:
o Install Fix Pack 1 (8.5.0.1), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.3 (PM62795):

o Install Fix Pack 4 (8.0.0.4), or later.


· Workaround(s): None

· Mitigation(s): Remove iehs.war from isclite.ear



CVE ID:
CVE-2012-2190 and CVE-2012-2191 (PM66218)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM HTTP Server may be vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially-crafted Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) packets to the vulnerable Web server, a remote attacker could cause a segmentation fault.

CVE-2012-2190 CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75994 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-2012-2191 CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75996 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 8.5
· 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 PM66218, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server :


For V8.5 :
o Install Fix Pack 1 (8.5.0.1), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.3:

o Install Fix Pack 4 (8.0.0.4), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.23:
o Install Fix Pack 25 (7.0.0.25), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.43:

o Install Fix Pack 45 (6.1.0.45), 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:
· 06 August 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.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Application Servers IBM HTTP Server Security (LDAP- Authentication- etc.) AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 8.0 All Editions

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More support for:

WebSphere Application Server
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Software version:

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 #:

1606096

Modified date:

2012-08-06

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