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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0567
            Code injection vulnerability in the help system for
                       WebSphere Application Server
                               19 June 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24032861

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PM62795; 8.5: Code injection security problem in iehs.war

Abstract
Code injection security problem in iehs.war

Download Description
PM62795 resolves the following problem:

ERROR DESCRIPTION: 
Vulnerability in the help system for WebSphere Application Server. 

LOCAL FIX: 

PROBLEM SUMMARY

USERS AFFECTED:
All users of IBM WebSphere Application Server using the help subsystem in the
adminstrative console.

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
Code injection security problem in iehs.war

RECOMMENDATION:
None

Ability to inject malicious javascript in iehs jsp.

PROBLEM CONCLUSION: 
Remove excecution of malicious javascript from iehs jsp. 

The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix pack 8.0.0.4
Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for delivery information: 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980

Note: This interim fix can also be installed using Install Manager (IM) with
the Web-based ("live") repository provided by IBM.

Prerequisites
None

Download package

Download	
8.5.0.0-WS-WAS-IFPM62795

RELEASE DATE
15 Jun 2012

LANGUAGE
US English

SIZE (Bytes)
205117

Download Options
http://www.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/fixcentral/swgquickorder?fixes=8.5.0.0-WS-WAS-IFPM62795&productid=WebSphere%20Application%20Server&brandid=5

What is Fix Central (FC)?
http://www-304.ibm.com/systems/support/fixes/en/fixcentral/help/faq_sw.html

Technical support
Contact IBM Support using SR (http://www.ibm.com/software/support/probsub.html), visit the WebSphere Application Server support web site (http://www.ibm.com/software/webservers/appserv/was/support/), or contact 1-800-IBM-SERV (U.S. only).

Problems (APARS) fixed
PM62795

Copyright and trademark information
IBM, the IBM logo and ibm.com are trademarks of International Business Machines
Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service
names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM
trademarks is available on the Web at "Copyright and trademark information" at
www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml.

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