Security Bulletin: WebSphere Application Server Java API Documentation Frame Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2013-1571)
Java API Documentation contains a frame injection vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: HTML documentation generated by the Javadoc tool contains a security vulnerability. The vulnerability allows an attacker to craft a malicious link to the documentation which injects arbitrary content into the main
frame. The injected content appears to originate from the site hosting the documentation, but in fact it is hosted elsewhere, and may contain malicious links or content. This type of attack is known as "clickjacking".
The attack does not require authentication and may be exploited remotely if the html page is network available, but some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An exploit would not impact the confidentiality of information or the availability of the system, but data integrity could be compromised.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84715 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
IBM SDKs for Java shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server
Version 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
Version 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199
Version 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206
Version 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
Users hosting publicly facing Java API Documentation are strongly encouraged to use Oracle’s Java API Documentation Updater Tool, a repair-in-place tool meant to correct existing documentation.
The Tool is available to all Java users on www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/.
Fix: The following Fix Packs will include the update to the JavaDoc tool in the IBM SDK for Java and updates to the javadoc that IBM WebSphere Application Server Ships:
For Version 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199
- Apply Fix Pack 188.8.131.52 or later
For Version 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11
- Apply Fix Pack 18.104.22.168 or later
For Version 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199
- Apply the IBM SDK for Java shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 188.8.131.52 or later.
- Apply Fix Pack 184.108.40.206 or later.
For Version 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
- Apply the IBM SDK for Java shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 22.214.171.124 or later.
- Apply Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 or later.
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84715
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
Java API Documentation Updater Tool
WebSphere Application Server Recommended Fixes Page
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.
26 June 2013: Original Copy Published
2 October 2013: updated document - fix is in fix pack 188.8.131.52
*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.
More support for:
WebSphere Application Server
Software version: 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1641387
Modified date: 2013-10-02