IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < Fix Pack 8.5.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 69021


The remote application server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 before Fix Pack 8.5.5 appears to be running on the remote host and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The TLS protocol in the GSKIT component is vulnerable to a plaintext recovery attack. (CVE-2013-0169, PM85211)

- The WS-Security run time contains a flaw that could be triggered by a specially crafted SOAP request to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-0482, PM76582)

- A flaw exists relating to OAuth that could allow a remote attacker to obtain someone else's credentials.
(CVE-2013-0597, PM85834, PM87131)

- A flaw exists relating to OpenJPA that is triggered during deserialization, which could allow a remote attacker to write to the file system and potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1768, PM86780, PM86786, PM86788, PM86791)

- An unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerability exists related to the administrative console. (CVE-2013-2967, PM78614)

- An unspecified vulnerability exists. (CVE-2013-2975)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists relating to incorrect caching by the administrative console.
(CVE-2013-2976, PM79992)

- An improper process initialization flaw exists on UNIX platforms that could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary commands. (CVE-2013-3024, PM86245)


Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5 for version 8.5 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69021

File Name: websphere_8_5_5.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/23/2013

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1768

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Required KB Items: www/WebSphere

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-0482, CVE-2013-0597, CVE-2013-1768, CVE-2013-2967, CVE-2013-2975, CVE-2013-2976, CVE-2013-3024

BID: 57778, 59650, 60534, 60724

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