IBM WebSphere Application Server < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34501


The remote application server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0.2 before Fix Pack 31 appears to be running on the remote host. As such, it is reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- By sending a specially crafted HTTP request with the 'Host' header field set to more than 256 bytes, it may be possible to crash the remote application server.
- An unspecified security exposure vulnerability exists if 'fileServing' feature is enabled. (PK64302)

- Web services security fails to honor Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL) configured in Certificate Store Collections. (PK61258)

- Provided Performance Monitoring Infrastructur (PMI) is enabled, it may be possible for an local attacker to obtain sensitive information.


Apply Fix Pack 31 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34501

File Name: websphere_6_0_2_31.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2008/10/27

Modified: 2016/11/29

Dependencies: 57034

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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: 2008/10/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4111, CVE-2008-4678, CVE-2008-4679, CVE-2009-0434

BID: 31839, 31186, 33700

OSVDB: 48143, 49782, 49784

Secunia: 32296

CWE: 200, 287, 399