IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Solution & App Connect Professional has addressed the following vulnerabilities reported in Apache Tomcat.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a flaw when configured with the JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener. By using man-in-the-middle attack techniques, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture user names and passwords used to access the JMX interface and gain elevated privileges.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/173626 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a local attacker to hijack a user's session. By using the FORM authentication function, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to another user's session.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/173558 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
WebSphere Cast Iron v 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
WebSphere Cast Iron v 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
App Connect Professional v 18.104.22.168
App Connect Professional v 22.214.171.124
|IBM Cast Iron||126.96.36.199|
|LI81322||7002 Fixcentral Link|
|IBM Cast Iron||188.8.131.52|
|LI81322||7510 fixcentral Link|
|App Connect Professional||184.108.40.206||LI81322||7520 Fixcentral link|
|App Connect Professional||220.127.116.11||LI81322||7530 Fixcentral link|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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31 Jan 2020: Initial Publication
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18 February 2020