IBM WebSphere Application Server < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4725


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. Such versions are reportedly affected by the following 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 (PK69371).
- An unspecified security exposure vulnerability exists if the 'fileServing' feature is enabled (PK64302).
- Web services security fails to honor Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL) configured in Certificate Store Collections (PK61258).


Apply Fix Pack 31 ( or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4725

File Name: 4725.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2008/10/27

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 4270

Nessus ID: 34501

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4283, CVE-2008-4284, CVE-2009-0432, CVE-2009-0433, CVE-2009-0434, CVE-2009-0435, CVE-2009-0436, CVE-2009-0438, CVE-2008-4678, CVE-2008-4679, CVE-2008-4111

BID: 31839, 31186, 33700

OSVDB: 49782, 49784, 52595, 52599, 53271, 53272, 53273, 53979, 53990, 56186, 56187