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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server Liberty affect IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations Central Administration Console (CVE-2014-7810, CVE-2018-8039, CVE-2018-1901)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty is affected by Apache Tomcat, Apache CXF, and elevation of privileges vulnerabilities which affect the IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations) Central Administration Console (CAC).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-7810
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the use of expression language. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the protections of a Security Manager.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103155 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-8039
DESCRIPTION: Apache CXF could allow a remote attacker to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack. The TLS hostname verification does not work correctly with com.sun.net.ssl interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch a man-in-the-middle attack.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/145516 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1901
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to temporarily gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by incorrect cached value being used.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152530 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L) 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations) Central Administration Console levels:
  • 8.1.0.0 through 8.1.2.1
  • 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.8.0

Remediation/Fixes


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

9 April 2019 - original version published

*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.

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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations Central Administration Console Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations

Component: Central Administration Console

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 0876338

Modified date: 09 April 2019