IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 < Fix Pack 2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58596


The remote application server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 before Fix Pack 2 appears to be running on the remote host and is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified cross-site scripting issue exists related to the 'Web 2.0 Messaging service'. (PM37840)

- A security exposure when using WS-Security could result in a user gaining elevated privileges in applications using JAX-WS. (PM43585 / CVE-2011-1377)

- Insecure file permissions are applied to the files in the '$WAS_HOME/systemapps/isclite.ear' and '$WAS_HOME/bin/client_ffdc' directories. These permissions can allow a local attacker to read or write files in those directories. Note this issue only affects the application on the IBM i operating system.

- An error exists in the class '' and can allow old passwords to still provide access. This error is triggered when passwords are updated by using IBM Tivoli Directory Server. (PM52049)


Apply Fix Pack 2 for version 8.0 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58596

File Name: websphere_8_0_0_2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2012/04/04

Modified: 2015/02/13

Dependencies: 57034

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2012/03/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1376, CVE-2011-1377, CVE-2011-4889

BID: 50310, 51420, 52723

OSVDB: 76563, 78332, 79711

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990