IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71229

Synopsis

The remote application server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 before Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 appears to be running on the remote host and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists related to Apache Ant and file compression that could lead to denial of service conditions. (CVE-2012-2098 / PM90088)

- Unspecified errors exist related to the administration console that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-0460 / PM72275, CVE-2013-5418 / PM96477, CVE-2013-5425 / PM93828)

- Multiple errors exist related to the IBM Eclipse Help System that could allow cross-site scripting attacks and information disclosure attacks. (CVE-2013-0464, CVE-2013-0467, CVE-2013-0599 / PM89893)

- An input validation flaw exists in the optional 'mod_rewrite' module in the included IBM HTTP Server that could allow arbitrary command execution via HTTP requests containing certain escape sequences.
(CVE-2013-1862 / PM87808)

- A flaw exists related to the optional 'mod_dav' module in the included IBM HTTP Server that could allow denial of service conditions.
(CVE-2013-1896 / PM89996)

- A user-supplied input validation error exists that could allow cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks to be carried out. (CVE-2013-3029 / PM88746)

- User-supplied input validation errors exist related to the administrative console that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-4004 / PM81571, CVE-2013-4005 / PM88208)

- An unspecified permissions error exists that could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information.
Note this issue only affects the 'Liberty Profile'.
(CVE-2013-4006 / PM90472)

- An input validation error exists related to the UDDI Administrative console that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-4052 / PM91892)

- An attacker may gain elevated privileges because of improper certificate checks. WS-Security and XML Digital Signatures must be enabled. (CVE-2013-4053 / PM90949)

- An error exists related to incorrect Administration Security roles and migrations from version 6.1.
(CVE-2013-5414 / PM92313)

- Unspecified input validation errors exist that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-5417 / PM93323 and PM93944)

Solution

Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 for version 8.5 (8.5.5.0) or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?187690fd

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27036319#8551

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21651880

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71229

File Name: websphere_8_5_5_1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/12/05

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 57034

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2013/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2098, CVE-2013-0460, CVE-2013-0464, CVE-2013-0467, CVE-2013-0599, CVE-2013-1862, CVE-2013-1896, CVE-2013-3029, CVE-2013-4004, CVE-2013-4005, CVE-2013-4006, CVE-2013-4052, CVE-2013-4053, CVE-2013-5414, CVE-2013-5417, CVE-2013-5418, CVE-2013-5425

BID: 53676, 57510, 58000, 59826, 60107, 60246, 61129, 61901, 61935, 61937, 62336, 62338, 63700, 63778, 63780, 63781, 63786

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