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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM HTTP Server used by WebSphere Application Server

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM HTTP Server used by WebSphere Application Server. This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1927
DESCRIPTION:   Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability in the mod_rewrite module. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim to arbitrary Web sites.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178936 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1934
DESCRIPTION:   Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the use of uninitialized value in mod_proxy_ftp. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178937 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following version and release of IBM HTTP Server (powered by Apache) component in all editions of WebSphere Application Server and bundling products.

Affected Product(s)

Versions
IBM HTTP Server9.0
IBM HTTP Server8.5
IBM HTTP Server8.0
IBM HTTP Server7.0

Remediation/Fixes

For IBM HTTP Server used by WebSphere Application Server:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.5.3:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH21992
· Apply Fix Pack 9.0.5.4 or later (targeted availability 2Q2020). 

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.17:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH21992
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.18 or later (targeted availability 3Q2020).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.15:
· Upgrade to 8.0.0.15 and then apply Interim Fix PH21992
 

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.45:
· Upgrade to 7.0.0.45 and  then apply Interim Fix PH21992
 

Additional interim fixes may be available and linked off the interim fix download page.

 IBM HTTP Server V7.0 and V8.0 are no longer in full support; IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

 

Important Note

 IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and
 integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will
 be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential
 risk.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 Apr 2020: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 April 2020

UID

ibm16191631