Security Bulletin: WebSphere Commerce authentication vulnerability (CVE-2013-2993)

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Abstract

A vulnerability in the WebSphere Commerce web services authentication could allow an attacker to access another user's session.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2993

DESCRIPTION: Certain WebSphere Commerce web services do not properly validate incoming requests. A specially-crafted request could allow an attacker to run web service requests using the identity of another user that has an active session.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84031 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS:

  • WebSphere Commerce versions 7.0.0.0 to 7.0.0.6
  • WebSphere Commerce versions 6.0.0.0 to 6.0.0.11


REMEDIATION:
Vendor Fix(es): Open a Problem Management Record (PMR) with IBM WebSphere Commerce Support to request an Interim Fix for APAR JR45302 and include your WebSphere Commerce version including Fix Pack level.

Workaround(s): None known.

Mitigation(s): None known.

REFERENCES:
RELATED INFORMATION:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: N/A


CHANGE HISTORY: N/A

*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
Commerce WebSphere Commerce Professional Edition Security AIX, i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows 7.0, 6.0 Professional Edition
Commerce WebSphere Commerce - Express Security i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Windows 7.0, 6.0 Express

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More support for:

WebSphere Commerce Enterprise
Security

Software version:

6.0, 7.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS

Software edition:

Enterprise

Reference #:

1644391

Modified date:

2013-07-30

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