IBM WebSphere Application Server < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5235


The remote host is running an application server that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host appears to be running IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 before fix pack 7. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- A cross-site request forgery vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user supplied input to the administrative console. (PK87176)

- Due to an error in Java Naming and Directory Interface, it may be possible to obtain sensitive information. (PK91414)

- The administrative console is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. (PK92057)

- It may be possible to bypass security restrictions using a specially crafted HTTP HEAD method. (PK83258)


Apply Fix Pack 7 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5235

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2009/11/16

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 4270

Nessus ID: 42821

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2747

BID: 37015