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IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.0.0 < 9.0.0.3 DoS

High

Synopsis

The remote host is running an application server that is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack vector.

Description

The remote host appears to be running a version of IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.0 prior to 9.0.0.3 and is affected by a flaw that is triggered when handling serialized objects via SOAP connectors. This may allow a remote attacker to consume excessive resources.

Solution

Upgrade WebSphere Application Server to 9.0.0.3 or later.