IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty is vulnerable to a denial of service which can affect IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center.
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
|IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center||8.1.0.000-8.1.8.000|
|Platform||Link to Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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15 Nov 2019: Initial Publication
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20 December 2019