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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.1298 Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities have been identified in the versions of IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition bundled with WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1 (CVE-2015-5345) (CVE-2016-0706) (CVE-2016-0714) 24 May 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere Dashboard Framework Publisher: IBM Operating System: Linux variants Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Alternate Program CVE Names: CVE-2016-0714 CVE-2016-0706 CVE-2015-5345 Reference: ESB-2016.1272 ESB-2016.1261 ESB-2016.1241 ESB-2016.0972 ESB-2016.0850 ESB-2016.0793 ESB-2016.0776 Original Bulletin: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21983722 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities have been identified in the versions of IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition bundled with WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1 (CVE-2015-5345) (CVE-2016-0706) (CVE-2016-0714) Document information More support for: WebSphere Dashboard Framework Software version: 7.0.1 Operating system(s): Linux, Windows Software edition: All Editions Reference #: 1983722 Modified date: 2016-05-23 Security Bulletin Summary IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is bundled as an optional component of WebSphere Dashboard Framework. Information about security vulnerabilities affecting this component have been published. Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2015-5345 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error when accessing a protected directory. By redirecting to the URL, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to determine the presence of a directory. CVSS Base Score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110857 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N) CVEID: CVE-2016-0706 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the loading of the StatusManagerServlet during the configuration of a security manager. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain deployed applications and other sensitive information. CVSS Base Score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110855 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N) CVEID: CVE-2016-0714 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in multiple session persistence mechanisms. By placing a malicious object into a session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass a security manager and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system. CVSS Base Score: 7.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110856 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L) Affected Products and Versions WebSphere Dashboard Framework 7.0.1 Remediation/Fixes No fixes are available for the version of IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition bundled with Web Experience Factory. IBM strongly advises that customers apply one of the workarounds described below. Workarounds and Mitigations IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition (WASCE) is an optional component of WebSphere Dashboard Framework. When installed, WASCE is only used as a development and test server. To mitigate the vulnerabilities in WASCE, IBM recommends using WebSphere Application Server or WebSphere Portal in place of WASCE. 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