IBM HTTP Server 7.0.0.0 <= 7.0.0.43 Information Disclosure (567509)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144779
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a side channel information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

The version of IBM HTTP Server running on the remote host is affected by a side channel information disclosure. GSKit V7 discloses side channel information via discrepancies between valid and invalid PKCS#1 padding.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to IBM HTTP Server version 7.0.0.45, or later. Alternatively, upgrade to the minimal fix pack levels required by the interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI91913.

See Also

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/567509

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144779

File Name: ibm_http_server_567509.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/6/2021

Updated: 1/25/2021

Dependencies: ibm_http_server_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1388

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:http_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM HTTP Server (IHS)

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1388

BID: 103698, 106475, 106496, 107681