IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9717


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 8.5 prior to Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to identify the proxy server software by reading the HTTP 'Via' header. (CVE-2015-1932)
- An unspecified flaw exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to spoof servlets or disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-4938)


Upgrade WebSphere Application Server to or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9717

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2016/10/26

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 4270

Nessus ID: 84639

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1932, CVE-2015-4938

BID: 76463, 76466