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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < 8.5.5.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is running an application server that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host appears to be running IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 prior to 8.5.5.8. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- A flaw exists that is triggered as CRLF (Carriage Return and Line Feed) character sequences are not properly sanitized before being included in HTTP responses. This allows a remote attacker to inject additional headers into responses to conduct HTTP response splitting attacks. (OSVDB 129046) - An unspecified flaw exists in the edge component caching proxy that could cause weaker than intended encryption, which may potentially allow an authenticated remote attacker to more easily decrypt information. (OSVDB 131146)

Solution

Upgrade WebSphere Application Server to 8.5.5.8 or later.