Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1698)
A fix is available for an information disclosure vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1698).
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal could reveal sensitive information from an error message that could lead to further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/134390 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM WebSphere Portal||18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124 CF15|
|IBM WebSphere Portal||126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 CF15|
|IBM WebSphere Portal||184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11 CF22|
|IBM WebSphere Portal||18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124 CF30|
For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.
|IBM WebSphere Portal||9.0||PI91241||
|IBM WebSphere Portal||8.5||PI91241||
|IBM WebSphere Portal||8.0.0 through 126.96.36.199||PI91241||
|IBM WebSphere Portal||7.0.0 through 188.8.131.52||PI91241||
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
The vulnerability was reported to IBM by James Nichols at 80/20 Lab & Dale Thornton at PwC
21 December 2017: Original version published
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More support for:
Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 2011519
Modified date: 21 December 2017