Security Bulletin: Potential Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.2

Security Bulletin


Summary

Cross reference list for security vulnerabilites fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.2

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4039 (PM84760)

DESCRIPTION:
WebSphere Application Server for Compute Grid could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information and exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to jobs.
CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86175 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS
: The following Versions are affected:

  • Version 8.5 of WebSphere Application Server for Compute Grid users

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 containing this APAR PM84760, as noted below:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

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

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6725 (PM98132)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server may be vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of input in the Administrative Console. A remote attacker with Administrative authority 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: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89280 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 or PTF for each named product as soon as practical
Fix:

Apply a Fix Pack or PTF containing this APAR PM98132, as noted below:
For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.7:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8 (8.0.0.8), or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.29:
  • Apply Fix Pack 31 (7.0.0.31), or later.

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


CVE ID:
CVE-2013-6325 (PM99450 and PI08267)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server could be vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper handling of requests by a web services endpoint. By passing a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume available resources.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88906 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/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

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 APAR PM99450 for IBM WebSphere Application Server Full Profile or APAR PI08267 for IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server Full Profile or Liberty Profile

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.7:
  • Apply Fix Pack 8 (8.0.0.8), or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.29:
  • Apply Fix Pack 31 (7.0.0.31), or later.

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



CVE ID: CVE-2013-6323 (PI04777 and PI04880)

DESCRIPTION:
The Administration Console of IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Application Server Virtual Edition may be vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to create a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88903 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 or PTF for each named product as soon as practical
Fix:

Apply a Fix Pack or PTF for WebSphere Application Server as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server (PI04777)
For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9 (8.0.0.9), or later.
For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.29:
  • Apply Fix Pack 33 (7.0.0.33), or later.

For IBM WebSphere Virtual Enterprise (PI04880)

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.4:
  • Apply Fix Pack 5 (7.0.0.5), or later.

Workaround(s): None
Mitigation(s):
none
Acknowledgement: Thanks to Michael Hoffman for reporting this vulnerability to IBM.

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6329 (PI05309)

DESCRIPTION: Potential denial of service in SSL handshake processing with IBM HTTP Server.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88939 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

AFFECTED VERSIONS: This problem affects the IBM HTTP Server component in all editions of WebSphere Application Server and bundling products:
· Version 8.5
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

REMEDIATION: Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2013-6349 for remediation information and workaround information.


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0823 (PI05324)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Full Profile and IBM Websphere Application Server Liberty profile could allow a remote attacker to view files within an application by sending a specially-crafted URL.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90498 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 Full and Liberty
  • Version 8

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 PI05324, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1 Full Profile or Liberty Profile:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9 (8.0.0.9), or later.

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


CVE ID:
CVE-2013-6738 (PI05661)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Oauth is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to create a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89854 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 Full Profile and Liberty Profile
  • Version 8
  • Version 7

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 PI05661, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9(8.0.0.9), or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.31:
  • Apply Fix Pack 33(7.0.0.33), or later.

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

CVE ID:
CVE-2014-0857 (PI07808)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Administrative Console could allow a network attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of requests and exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the Server.

CVSS:


CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90863 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)


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

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 APAR PI07808 for IBM WebSphere Application Server as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server Full Profile


For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9 (8.0.0.9), or later.

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


CVE ID:
CVE-2014-0859 (PI08892)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application server using the web server plugin that is configured to retry failed POST requests may be vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the Application Server to crash.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90879 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


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

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 PI08892, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1 Full Profile and Liberty Profile:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9 (8.0.0.9), or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.31:
  • Apply Fix Pack 33 (7.0.0.33), or later.

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


CVE ID:
CVE-2013-6438 (PI09345)
DESCRIPTION: IBM HTTP Server may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the optional mod_dav module when using mod_dav addons. A remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90878 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

AFFECTED VERSIONS: This problem affects the IBM HTTP Server component in all editions of WebSphere Application Server and bundling products:
· Version 8.5
· Version 8
· Version 7

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, PTF or Interim Fix containing APAR PI09345, as noted below:

For affected IBM HTTP Server for WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1 Full Profile:

-- OR
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.2 or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
-- OR
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.9 or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.31:
-- OR
  • Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.33 or later.

Workaround(s): Do not use optional mod_dav module.
Mitigation(s):
none

CVE ID:
CVE-2013-6747 (PI09443)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM HTTP Server may be vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the GSKit component. By initiating an SSL/TLS connection using a malformed certificate chain, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server process to hang or crash.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89863 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

AFFECTED VERSIONS: This problem affects the IBM HTTP Server component in all editions of WebSphere Application Server and all products that bundle WebSphere Application Server:
· Version 8.5
· Version 8
· Version 7

Remediation/Workaround/Mitigation
Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2013-6747 for remediation information.


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0891 (PI09786)

DESCRIPTION:
The Proxy and ODR servers of the IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a network attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of requests.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91286 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/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

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 PI09786, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Fix Pack 9 (8.0.0.9), or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.31:
  • Apply Fix Pack 33 (7.0.0.33), or later.

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

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0896 (PI10134)

DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile could allow a network attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of requests. The attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91326 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 Liberty Profile Version is affected:
  • Version 8.5

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 PI10134, as noted below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.1:
  • Apply Fix Pack 2 (8.5.5.2), or later.

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

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050 (PI12648, PI12926 and PI13162)

DESCRIPTION:
Apache Commons FileUpload used by IBM WebSphere Application Server may be vulnerable to a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

VERSIONS AFFECTED:
This problem affects the following versions of the WebSphere Application Server:
· Version 8.5 Full Profile and Liberty Profile
· Version 8
· Version 7
· Version 6.1

This problem also affects the following versions of WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid:
· Version 8 on WebSphere Application Server Version 7 or Version 8
· Version 6.1 on WebSphere Application Server Version 7

REMEDIATION/Workaround/Mitigation:
Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2014-0050 for information.


IBM SDK: Please refer to this security bulletin for SDK fixes that were shipped with WebSphere Application Server Version 8.5.5.2
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21663938

Important note

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References

Related information

Change History

28 April 2014: original document published
06 May 2014: updated CVE number from 2014-0892 to 2014-0891 per Xforce change
26 August 2014: updated PI08992 to correct addition of Liberty profile

*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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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 WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition Not Applicable
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core
Application Servers WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid

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More support for:

WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version:

6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5

Operating system(s):

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

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Enterprise, Liberty, Network Deployment

Reference #:

1669554

Modified date:

2014-08-26

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