IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9880


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 :

- A flaw exists that is triggered during the handling of responses. This may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive server identification information. (OSVDB 144340)
- A flaw exists that is triggered as input is not properly sanitized when deserializing Java objects. This may allow an authenticated remote attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code. (OSVDB 144709)


Upgrade WebSphere Application Server to or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9880

File Name: 9880.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2017/01/25

Dependencies: 4270

Nessus ID: 94512

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5983, CVE-2016-5986

BID: 93013, 93162