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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Websphere Liberty Profile (WLP) affect Power Management Console (CVE-2015-2017, CVE-2015-1927, CVE-2015-4938)

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Summary

Websphere liberty Profile is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2015-4938
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to spoof a servlet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to persuade the user into entering sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/104415 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-1927
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an application not having the correct serveServletsbyClassname setting. By a developer not setting the correct property, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/102872 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-2017
DESCRIPTION:
The IBM WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted URL to cause the server to return a split response, once the URL is clicked. This would allow the attacker to perform further attacks, such as Web cache poisoning, cross-site scripting, and possibly obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103991 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Affected Products and Versions


Power HMC V7.9.0.0
Power HMC V8.1.0.0
Power HMC V8.2.0.0
Power HMC V8.3.0.0
Power HMC V8.4.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V7.7.9.0 SP3
MB03934
Power HMC
V8.8.1.0 SP3
MB03729
Power HMC
V8.8.2.0 SP2
MB03986
Power HMC
V8.8.3.0 SP1
MB03985
Power HMC
V8.8.4.0
MB03984

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

*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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Document information

More support for: HMC Firmware
HMC

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: Enterprise

Reference #: N1021040

Modified date: 01 December 2016