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AUSCERT Security Bulletin
IBM Websphere Application Server
8 July 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Websphere Application Server 6.1 before 22.214.171.124
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0904
Member content until: Friday, August 7 2009
A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Websphere Application
Server 6.1 before 126.96.36.199, which could be exploited to bypass
XML encoding is not properly processed in the Web Services component
in IBM Websphere, allowing attackers to bypass restrictions and
possibly modify data .
The vendor recommends applying the latest Fix Pack .
 IBM Fix Pack 188.8.131.52, Recommended fixes for WebSphere Application Server
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