IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 < 6.1.0.33 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 49691
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Synopsis

The remote application server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 before Fix Pack 33 appears to be running on the remote host. As such, it is reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the Administration Console. (PM09250, PM11778)

- An unspecified error exists when a Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) application with the WS-Security policy specifies a Time Stamp value. (PM16014 / PM08360)

- Sensitive information is stored by 'ceiDbPasswordDefaulter' in the '<WAS_HOME>/logs/managedprofiles/*_create.log file.
(PM12065)

- When security tracing is enabled, it is possible for a NullPointerException to be thrown when calling a logout on a LoginContext. (PM02636)

Solution

If using WebSphere Application Server, apply Fix Pack 33 (6.1.0.33) or later.

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

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21404665

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27009778

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PM02636

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21443736

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PM12065

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007951#61033

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 49691

File Name: websphere_6_1_0_33.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 9/28/2010

Updated: 8/6/2018

Dependencies: websphere_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Required KB Items: www/WebSphere

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0778, CVE-2010-0779, CVE-2010-0781, CVE-2010-3186

BID: 41148, 41149, 42801, 43425

Secunia: 41173