WebSphere Cast Iron Security Vulnerability: Security vulnerability when using LDAP Authentication - CVE-2013-0465

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A security vulnerability has been identified when an appliance is enabled with LDAP Authentication.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0465

DESCRIPTION:
Security vulnerability in WebSphere Cast Iron physical and virtual appliance when configured to use LDAP Authentication.

CVE-2013-0465 (CVSS 5.4):
Security vulnerability in WebSphere Cast Iron physical and virtual appliance when configured to use LDAP Authentication.


CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See the xforce site for current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

*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.

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron V6.0, V6.1 and V6.3 Studio, virtual appliance, physical appliance
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron V6.1 SaaS offering is NOT affected by this vulnerability

WORKAROUND
Disable the use of LDAP authentication.

REMEDIATION:
Apply the fix detailed below

FIX
For WebSphere Cast Iron version v6.0 :
Upgrade to 6.1.0.12 and apply the v6.1 ifix or upgrade to WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3 and apply the ifix

For WebSphere Cast Iron version v6.1 :
Apply the v6.1 iFix or upgrade to WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3 and apply the ifix

For IBM WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3:
Apply the ifix

The WebSphere Cast Iron V6.1 interim fix can be obtained here

The WebSphere Cast Iron V6.3 interim fix can be obtained here

IBM WebSphere Cast Iron V6.1 SaaS offering is NOT affected by this vulnerability


APAR LI77155 is targeted for availability in IBM WebSphere Cast Iron V6.1.0.15 and V6.3.0.1

MITIGATION:
None known

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)

CVE-2013-0465 (http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2013-0465)


CHANGE HISTORY:
<2013/02/12>: Original Copy Published
<2013/02/15>: Updated CVSS Details section and made some minor document updates


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.

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More support for:

WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration

Software version:

6.0.0, 6.1, 6.3

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Software edition:

Physical, Virtual

Reference #:

1623324

Modified date:

2013-02-18

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