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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.2205
            Security Bulletin: Potential Information Disclosure
              vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server
                             19 September 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-5986 CVE-2016-0378 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21990056
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21981529

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) IBM security advisories.

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Security Bulletin: Potential Information Disclosure vulnerability in
WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2016-5986)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Application Server

General

Software version:

7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5, 9.0.0.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Express, Liberty, Network Deployment

Reference #:

1990056

Modified date:

2016-09-15

Summary

There is a potential information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2016-5986

DESCRIPTION:

IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty
could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the
improper handling of responses under certain conditions. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to gain server identification information.

CVSS Base Score: 3.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116556

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor
Editions:

Liberty

Version 9.0

Version 8.5.5

Version 8.0

Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing APAR

PI67093

for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor
Edition:

For Liberty:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI67093

- --OR--

 Apply Liberty Fix Pack 16.0.0.3 or later (targeted availability 16 September
2016).

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.1:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI67093

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.2 or later (targeted availability 9 December 2016).

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.10 Full Profile:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI67093

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.11 or later (targeted availability 23 December 2016).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.12:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix

PI67093

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.13 or later (targeted availability 20 February 2017).

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.41:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI67093

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.43 or later (targeted availability 2Q2017).

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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

15 September 2016: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure in IBM WebSphere Application Server
Liberty (CVE-2016-0378)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Application Server

Software version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

Liberty

Reference #:

1981529

Modified date:

2016-09-16

Summary

There is an Information Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application
Server Liberty.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2016-0378

DESCRIPTION:

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to
obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of exceptions when a
default error page does not exist.

CVSS Base Score: 3.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112240

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Application Server:

Liberty

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing APAR

PI54459

for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:

For Liberty:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI54459

- --OR--

 Apply Liberty Fix Pack 16.0.0.3 or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

Create a custom error page.

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

16 September 2016: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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