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 Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server ND (CVE-2019-4505)
                             18 September 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           WebSphere Application Server Admin ND
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4505  

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server ND

Document Information

Modified date: 17 September 2019
UID: ibm10964766


There is an information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server Admin ND.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4505
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment could allow a
remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by sending a
specially-crafted URL. This can lead the attacker to view any file in a certain
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
164364 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:

  * WebSphere Application Server Version 9.0
  * WebSphere Application Server Version 8.5
  * WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Version 8.0
  * WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Version 7.0


The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing the APAR for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server
Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through
- - - Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PH14796
- - --OR--
- - - Apply Fix Pack or later (targeted availability 3Q2019).

For V8.5.0.0 through
- - - Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PH14796
- - --OR--
- - - Apply Fix Pack or later (targeted availability 1Q 2020).

For WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Edition:

For V7.0:
- - - Apply interim fix PH14796
WebSphere Virtual Enterprise V7 and V8 are no longer in full support; IBM
recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the


The vulnerability was reported to IBM by invis3ible

Change History

17 September 2019: Original Document published

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