Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects IBM BigFix Inventory (CVE-2019-4046).
There is a vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty used by IBM BigFix Inventory.
This issue allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper handling of request headers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of Memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156242 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Upgrade to version 18.104.22.168 or later using the following procedure:
- In IBM Endpoint Manager console, expand IBM BigFix Inventory node under Sites node in the tree panel.
- Click Fixlets and Tasks node. Fixlets and Tasks panel will be displayed on the right.
- In the Fixlets and Tasks panel locate Upgrade to the latest version of IBM BigFix Inventory 9.x fixlet and run it against the computer that hosts your server.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
8 August 2019: Corrected version in which it is fixed
29 July 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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