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Security Bulletin: Potential Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.0.9

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Summary

Cross reference list for security vulnerabilites fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.0.9 and IBM WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor 8.0.0.9

Vulnerability Details

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
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
  • 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:
  • 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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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:

  • Apply Interim Fix PI09345
    -- OR
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.2 or later.

    For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8:
  • Apply Interim Fix PI09345
    -- OR
  • Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.9 or later.


  • For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.31:
  • Apply Interim Fix PI09345
    -- 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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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/Remediation/Workaround/Mitigation
    Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2013-6747 for remediation information.


    CVE ID: CVE-2014-3022 (PI09594)

    DESCRIPTION:
    WebSphere Application Server allows for an information disclosure when an error page is displayed using a specially crafted URL.

    CVSS:

    CVSS Base Score: 4.3
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93060 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

    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 PI09594, as noted below:

    For IBM WebSphere Application Server

    For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 3 (8.5.5.3), 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-2014-0891 (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
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-0965 (PI11434)

    DESCRIPTION:
    WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of SOAP responses.

    CVSS:

    CVSS Base Score: 4.3
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92878 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

    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 PI11434, as noted below:

    For IBM WebSphere Application Server

    For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 3 (8.5.5.3), 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-2014-0050 (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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90987 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

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


    CVE ID: CVE-2014-0098 (PI13028)

    DESCRIPTION:
    IBM HTTP Server may be vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by certain cookies being logged in the access log. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerabilitiy to cause the server process to hang or crash. This only affects users that have modified their configuration to add cookie logging.

    CVSS:
    CVSS Base Score: 5.0
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91879 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

    Affected Versions/Remediation/Workaround/Mitigation
    Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2014-0098 for remediation information.


    CVE ID: CVE-2014-0963 (PI17025)

    DESCRIPTION:
    IBM HTTP Server is affected by a problem with the handling of certain SSL messages. The TLS implementation can, under very specific conditions, cause CPU utilization to rapidly increase. The situation occurs only in a certain error case that causes a single thread to begin looping. If this happens multiple times, more threads will begin to loop and an increase in CPU utilization will be seen. This increase could ultimately result in CPU exhaustion and unresponsiveness of the IBM HTTP Server and other software running on the affected system.

    This issue can affect the availability of the system, but does not impact system confidentiality or integrity. This vulnerability can be remotely exploited, authentication is not required and the exploit is moderately complex.

    To determine if your systems are being affected by this issue, you can monitor the CPU utilization for IBM HTTP Server instances, or monitor the mod_mpmstats output written to the ErrorLog.

    CVSS:
    CVSS Base Score: 7.1
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92844 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

    Affected Versions/Remediation/Workaround/Mitigation
    Please refer to WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin for CVE-2014-0963 for remediation information.


    CVE ID: CVE-2014-0076 (PI19700)

    DESCRIPTION:
    The GSKit component in IBM HTTP Server could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an implementation error in ECDSA (Elliptic curve Digital Signature Algorithm).

    CVSS:

    CVSS Base Score: 2.1
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91990 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS String: (AV:L/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

    REMEDIATION:
    No action is required unless all of these conditions are met:
  • SSL is enabled
  • IBM HTTP Server is Version 8 or later
  • SSLCipherSpec has enabled ECDHE_ECDSA* ciphers
  • Configured certificate uses an ECC key rather than RSA
  • Configured certificate was created by a tool other than ikeyman or gskcapicmd

    Fix:

    If all of the above conditions are met, then apply the appropriate Fix Pack, PTF, or Interim Fix containing APAR PI19700, as noted below. If the SSLFIPSEnable directive is specified, the vulnerability remains after applying the fix. As a remediation, disable SSLFIPSEnable, or change any of the above conditions.

    For affected IBM HTTP Server:

    For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.2:
  • Apply Fix Pack 3 (8.5.5.3), or later.
    -- Or --
  • Apply Interim Fix PI19700

    For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.9:
  • Apply Fix Pack 10 (8.0.0.10), or later.
    -- Or --
  • Apply Interim Fix PI19700

    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 8.0.0.9
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21673013
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    References

    Complete CVSS v2 Guide
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    Related information

    IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
    IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

    Change History

    23 June 2014: original document published
    01 July 2014: updated PI19700 to include exceptions
    03 July 2014: added link to Interim fix PI19700
    10 February 2015: updated fix pack affected

    *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
    Application Servers IBM HTTP Server

    Document information

    More support for: WebSphere Application Server
    General

    Software version: 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 #: 1676092

    Modified date: 15 September 2014