IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty < Security Weakness (7058356)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 184166


The remote web application server is affected by a vulnerability.


The IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty running on the remote host is prior to It may, therefore, provide weaker than expected security due to improper resource expiration handling.

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


Update to IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty version or later. Alternatively, upgrade to the minimal fix pack levels required by the interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH57579.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 184166

File Name: websphere_liberty_23_0_0_11.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Family: Web Servers

Published: 11/1/2023

Updated: 3/26/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-46158


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Application Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-46158

IAVA: 2023-A-0589-S