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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center (CVE-2019-4096)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty is vulnerable to a denial of service which can affect IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4046
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper handling of request headers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of Memory. IBM X-Force ID: 156242.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156242 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center8.1.0.000-8.1.8.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.9.200

Remediation/Fixes

Spectrum Protect
Operations Center
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
       8.18.1.8.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/opcenter/8.1.8.100
       7.17.1.9.300AIX
Linux
Windows
https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/opcenter/7.1.9.300

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 Nov 2019: Initial Publication

*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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 November 2019

UID

ibm11107597