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IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Security Bulletin: security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

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Abstract

A security vulnerability exists in WebSphere Cast Iron Virtual and Physical appliance offerings which may allow an unauthorized user to gain access to the system.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
There is an unspecified security vulnerability in WebSphere Cast Iron which may allow an unauthorized user to gain access to the system.

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2972

Description: There is an unspecified security vulnerability in WebSphere Cast Iron which may allow an unauthorized user to gain access to the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/83868 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)

*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 Flash.

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3 Virtual Appliance and Physical Appliance

WORKAROUND:
None available; Apply the fix detailed below.

REMEDIATION:
Apply the fix detailed below.

FIX:
For IBM WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3:
Apply the v6.3.0.1 interim fix.

The WebSphere Cast Iron V6.3 interim fix can be obtained via this link


APAR LI77204 is targeted for availability in IBM WebSphere Cast Iron v6.3.0.2 fixPacks.

MITIGATION:
None known

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide)
On-line Calculator V2 (https://nvd.nist.gov/CVSS-v2-Calculator)

CVE-2013-2972 (http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2013-2972)


CHANGE HISTORY:
<2013/05/31>: Original Copy Published
<2017/03/02>: Product support for 6.0, 6.1 and links to fixes removed as no more support for these versions.

Note: 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.

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration
Appliance Runtime

Software version: 6.3

Operating system(s): Firmware, Linux

Software edition: Physical, Virtual

Reference #: 1635993

Modified date: 29 May 2013


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