Security Bulletin: Potential Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.29

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Cross reference list for security vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 7.0.0.29

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0541 (PM74909)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a buffer overflow on Windows platforms with a localOS registry when using WebSphere Identity Manger (WIM). A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to potentially crash the Application Server.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82696 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions are affected:

  • Version 8.5
  • Version 8
  • Version 7
  • Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix for each named product as soon as practical
Fix:
Apply a Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix containing this APAR PM74909, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server
For V8.5 through 8.5.0.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.0.2), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6 (8.0.0.6), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.

OR

APAR Interim Fix:
  • Find your applicable Version
  • Ensure you are at the minimally required Fix Pack Level before installing the APAR Interim Fix, then
  • Apply APAR Interim Fix PM74909
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): None


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0543 (PM75582)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to bypass security caused by improper validation of a user on HP, Linux and Solaris Platforms using Local OS registries.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82759 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM75582, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server
For V8.5 through 8.5.0.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.0.2), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6 (8.0.0.6), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0482 (PM76582)

DESCRIPTION:
The WebSphere Application Server JAX-WS Web Services Security (WS-Security) run time could allow a network attacker to spoof message signatures. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP message, a network attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute code. This vulnerability only applies to web services applications that have XML digital signature in their WS-Security constraint.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81548 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM76582, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 (8.5.5.0), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7 (8.0.0.7), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0462 (PM76886 or PM79937)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions caused by improper validation of a servlet request. An authenticated user could bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to a resource.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81016 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM76886 or PM79937(for Liberty Profile), as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.0.2), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6 (8.0.0.6), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2967 (PM78614)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a cross-site scripting attack, caused by improper validation of input in the Administrative console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to inject script into 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/83871 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM78614, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 (8.5.5.0), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7 (8.0.0.7), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none



CVE ID: CVE-2013-2976 (PM79992)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by incorrect caching by the Administrative console.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83965 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM79992, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 (8.5.5.0), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7 (8.0.0.7), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0542 (PM81846)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a cross-site scripting attack, caused by improper validation of input in the Administrative console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted field values to inject script into 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/82697 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM81846, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.0.2), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6 (8.0.0.6), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none
Acknowledgment: The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Craig Young (@CraigTweets), nCircle VERT.


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0544 (PM82468)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server could allow a network attacker to traverse directories on Linux or Unix Operating systems. A network attacker could exploit this vulnerability due to improper validation of input by the Administrative console.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82760 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM82468, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.0.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.0.2), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6 (8.0.0.6), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.

For V6.1.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none
Acknowledgment: The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Craig Young (@CraigTweets), nCircle VERT.


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169 (PM85211)

DESCRIPTION:
The TLS protocol in the GSKIT component of the IBM HTTP Server does not properly consider timing side-channel attacks, which could allow a remote attacker to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks via statistical analysis of timing data for crafted packets, aka the "Lucky Thirteen" issue.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81902 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions are affected:
  • Version 8.5
  • Version 8
  • Version 7
  • Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix for each named product as soon as practical
Fix: Apply a Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix containing this APAR PM85211, as noted below:

For affected versions of IBM HTTP Server for WebSphere Application Server:
For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.2 Full Profile:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.0 or later

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.29 or later.

For V6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 6.1.0.47 or later.

OR

APAR Interim Fix:
  • Find your applicable Version
  • Ensure you are at the minimally required Fix Pack Level before installing the APAR Interim Fix, then
  • Apply APAR Interim Fix PM85211
Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): None


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0597 (PM85834 and PM87131)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server using OAuth could allow a remote attacker to obtain someone else's credentials. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83609 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions are affected:
  • Version 8.5
  • Version 8
  • Version 7

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix for each named product as soon as practical
Fix: Apply a Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix containing APAR PM85834 or PM87131(Liberty Profile), as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.2 Full Profile:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 or later.

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.2 Liberty Profile:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 or later

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 or later.
For V7.0.0.25 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.29 or later.

OR

APAR Interim Fix:
  • Find your applicable Version
  • Ensure you are at the minimally required Fix Pack Level before installing the APAR Interim Fix, then
  • Apply APAR Interim Fix PM85834
  • Apply APAR Interim Fix PM87131 for Liberty Profile

Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): None


CVE ID: CVE-2013-1768 (PM86780, PM86786, PM86788 and PM86791)

DESCRIPTION:
Deserialization of a maliciously crafted OpenJPA object can result in an executable file being written to the file system. An attacker needs to discover an unprotected server program to exploit this vulnerability. It then needs to exploit another unprotected server program to execute the file and gain access to the system. OpenJPA usage by itself does not introduce the vulnerability. The OpenJPA code ships with the WebSphere Application Server but WebSphere Application Server is NOT vulnerable to this issue. We recommend installing this fix or upgrading to a fix pack that contains this code as a proactive safeguard to ensure your environment is as secure as possible.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score:10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82268 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following Versions ship with the embedded OpenJPA code that has the vulnerability but it is not exploitable with the IBM WebSphere Application Server: :
  • Version 8.5
  • Version 8
  • Version 7
  • OSGi Applications and JPA Feature Pack
  • EJB 3.0 Feature Pack

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply a Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix for each named product as soon as practical

Fix: Apply a Fix Pack, PTF or APAR Interim Fix containing the APARs, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.2 Full Profile:

--OR--
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5. or later.

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.2 Liberty Profile: --OR--
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.6: --OR--
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 or later.
For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27: --OR--
  • Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.29 or later.

For EJB 3.0 Feature Pack:

For V6.1.0.15 through 6.1.0.45:

--OR--
  • Apply EJB 3.0 Feature Pack 6.1.0.47 or later.

For OSGi and JPA Feature Pack:
For V1.0.0.1 through 1.0.0.9: --OR--
  • Apply OSGi and JPA Feature Pack 1.0.0.11 or later.


Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): None


CVE ID: CVE-2013-3029 (PM88746)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of input in the administrative console. By persuading a user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, perform cross-site scripting attacks, and other malicious activities.
CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84591 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following IBM WebSphere Application Server 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 PM88746, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5 through 8.5.5.0:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 (8.5.5.1), or later.

For V8.0 through 8.0.0.7:
  • Apply Fix Pack 7 (8.0.0.7), or later.

For V7.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Fix Pack 29 (7.0.0.29), or later.
For V6.1 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Fix Pack 47 (6.1.0.47), or later.

Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s): none


IBM SDK: Please refer to this security bulletin for SDK fixes that were shipped with WebSphere Application Server Version 7.0.0.29.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21635983

Important note:
IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk.

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
WebSphere Application Server Recommended Fixes Page
CVE-2013-0169 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81902
CVE-2013-0482 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81548
CVE-2013-0541 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82696
CVE-2013-0542 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82697
CVE-2013-0543 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82759
CVE-2013-0544 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82760
CVE-2013-0597 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83069
CVE-2013-1768 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82268
CVE-2013-2967 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83871
CVE-2013-2976 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83965
CVE-2013-3029 xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84591

CHANGE HISTORY:
  • 24 June 2013: 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.

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Software version:

7.0

Operating system(s):

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

Reference #:

1640799

Modified date:

2013-06-25

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