IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 < Fix Pack 19 Multiple Flaws

High Nessus Plugin ID 34219


The remote application server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 before Fix Pack 19 appears to be running on the remote host. As such, it is reportedly affected by multiple flaws :

- An as-yet unspecified security exposure vulnerability exists when the 'FileServing' feature in the Servlet Engine / Web Container component is enabled. (PK64302).

- It may be possible for an attacker to obtain sensitive information from the file transfer servlet that is not secured by default. (PK59108)

- A vulnerability in Web server plug-in could be exploited to trigger a denial of service attack. (PK63499)


If using WebSphere Application Server, apply Fix Pack 19 ( or later.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34219

File Name: websphere_6_1_0_19.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2008/09/16

Modified: 2016/05/06

Dependencies: 57034

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Required KB Items: www/WebSphere

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4111, CVE-2009-0432, CVE-2009-0433

BID: 31186, 33700

OSVDB: 48143, 53272, 53273

Secunia: 31892

CWE: 16