IBM WebSphere Application Server < 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 27 appears to be
running on the remote host. As such, it is reportedly affected by
multiple vulnerabilities :

- The Eclipse help system included with WebSphere
Application Server is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability. (PK78917)

- It may be possible to bypass security restrictions
using a specially crafted HTTP HEAD method. (PK83258)

- New applications deployed in WebSphere Application
Server for z/OS prior to 1.8 are saved on the file
system with insecure privileges resulting in
disclosure of sensitive information. (PK83308)

- If JAAS-J2C Authentication Data is configured using
wsadmin scripts, the password value may appear in
FFDC logs. (PK86137)

- Apache APR-util is affected by a denial of service
issue. (PK88341)

- Due to an error in expat XML parser, APR-util is
affected by a denial of service issue. (PK88342)

- It may be possible to trigger a denial of service
attack due to errors in Fix Packs and (PK91709)

See also :

Solution :

If using WebSphere Application Server, apply Fix Pack 27 ( or

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false