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Security Bulletin: WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a server-side request forgery vulnerability (CVE-2020-4365)

Security Bulletin


Summary

WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a server-side request forgery vulnerability. This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4365
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to server-side request forgery. By sending a specially crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive data.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178964 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
WebSphere Application Server 8.5

Remediation/Fixes

For WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

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 PH23638
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.18 or later (targeted availability 3Q2020).

 

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Venustech ADLab

Change History

13 May 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 May 2020

UID

ibm16209099