Security Bulletin: Fix available for Denial of Service Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2015-1899)
A fix is available for a Denial of Service Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2015-1899).
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a malicious request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of all CPU resources to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/101636 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
WebSphere Portal 8.5
- Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 05 (CF05) and apply iFix PI37139.
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037786)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
2015-04-09: Original Copy Published
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