IBM WebSphere Application Server < 6.1.0.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote application server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 before Fix Pack 17 appears to be
running on the remote host. As such, it is reportedly affected by
multiple flaws :

- An attribute in a SOAP security header may cause a
security exposure in Web Services applications.
(PK61315)

- An unspecified vulnerability in the native AIO library
when running on AIX 5.3 may result in a denial of
service when calling into the 'libibmaio.so' library
or the 'getEvent() native method. (PK64529)

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21404665
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27009778
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007951#61017

Solution :

If using WebSphere Application Server, apply Fix Pack 17 (6.1.0.17) or
later.

Otherwise, if using embedded WebSphere Application Server packaged with
Tivoli Directory Server, apply the latest recommended eWAS fix pack.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 33127 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29543
33700

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0435