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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.2246
    Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in
        WebSphere Application Server shipped with WebSphere Remote
                          Server (CVE-2016-5986)
                             23 September 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Remote Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-5986  

Reference:         ESB-2016.2205

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21991060

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in WebSphere
Application Server shipped with WebSphere Remote Server (CVE-2016-5986)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Remote Server

Software version:

7.0, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1991060

Modified date:

2016-09-22

Summary

WebSphere Application Server is shipped with WebSphere Remote Server.
Information about a security vulnerability affecting WebSphere Application
Server has been published in a security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

Refer to the security bulletin(s) listed in the Remediation/Fixes section

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Remote Server 7.0, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.5

Remediation/Fixes

Refer to the following security bulletins for vulnerability details and
information about fixes addressed by WebSphere Application Server which is
shipped with WebSphere Remote Server.

Principal Product and Version(s)                     Affected Supporting Product and Version            Affected Supporting Product Security Bulletin
WebSphere Remote Server 7.0, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.5  WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5  Potential Information Disclosure vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2016-5986)

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

22 September 2016

*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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