07 December 2015
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2015.3049 Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy 7 December 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy Publisher: IBM Operating System: AIX HP-UX IBM i Linux variants Solaris Windows z/OS Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2015-5004 Original Bulletin: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21966638 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy (CVE-2015-5004) Security Bulletin Document information More support for: WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Software version: 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5 Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS Reference #: 1966638 Modified date: 2015-12-04 Summary The Edge Component Caching Proxy in IBM WebSphere Application Server could provide weaker than expected security. This is only an issue if you are using the Edge Caching proxy. Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2015-5004 DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy could provide weaker than expected security. This could allow an attacker to decrypt information more quickly and obtain sensitive information. CVSS Base Score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106218 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N) Affected Products and Versions The following IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions are affected: Version 8.5 Full Profile Version 8.0 Remediation/Fixes The recommended solution is to apply the Fix Pack or PTF for each named product as soon as practical. Fix: Apply an Interim Fix, Fix Pack or PTF containing APAR PI41476, as noted below: For IBM WebSphere Application Server For V22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199: Upgrade to 188.8.131.52 fix pack level then apply Interim Fix 8.5.5-WS-EDGECP-FP00000071 - -- OR Upgrade to 184.108.40.206 fix pack level then apply Interim Fix 8.5.5-WS-EDGECP-FP00000062 - -- OR Apply Fix Pack 8 (220.127.116.11), or later (targeted to be available 11 December 2015). For V18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124: Upgrade to 126.96.36.199 fix pack level then apply Interim Fix 8.0.0-WS-EDGECP-FP000000111 - -- OR Upgrade to 188.8.131.52 fix pack level then apply Interim Fix 8.0.0-WS-EDGECP-FP000000101 - -- OR Apply Fix Pack 12 (184.108.40.206), or later (targeted to be available 01 February 2016). Workarounds and Mitigations none Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to My Notifications to be notified of important product support alerts like this. Important note IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the ">System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk. References Complete CVSS v3 Guide On-line Calculator v3 Related information IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog Change History 11 December 2015: original document published *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin. 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