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IT12660: SECURITY VULNERABILITY - INSECURE HTTP OPTIONS METHOD IS ENABLED ON DEFAULT HTTPS BASE PORT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • ERROR DESCRIPTION:Ø
    Security Vulnerability - Insecure HTTP OPTIONS method is
    enabled on default HTTPS base port.
    Insecure methods, if enabled, could allow an attacker to
    perform malicious actions or gain knowledge about the system.
    The OPTIONS method was determined to be enabled, returning a
    200 OK response to requests sent using Fiddler.
    

Local fix

  • LOCAL FIX:Ø
    STRRTC 484124
    
    KK/KK
    

Problem summary

  • Insecure HTTP OPTIONS method is enabled on default secure base
    port.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    
    Users Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
    A code fix is provided. For more information, see the
    Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability affects
    IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (CVE-2016-0210) at
    https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21981549
    
    Delivered in:
    5105
    5020500_11
    5020601_2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT12660

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    525

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-12-08

  • Closed date

    2016-04-22

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R525 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 May 2016