WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a server-side request forgery vulnerability. This has been addressed.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to server-side request forgery (SSRF). By sending a specially crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive data.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197502 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|WebSphere Application Server||7.0|
|WebSphere Application Server||8.0|
|WebSphere Application Server||8.5|
For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:
For V184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH33994
· Apply Fix Pack 18.104.22.168 or later (targeted availability 3Q2021).
For V22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199:
· Upgrade to 188.8.131.52 and then apply Interim Fix PH33994
For V184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11:
· Upgrade to 18.104.22.168 and then apply Interim Fix PH33994
Additional interim fixes may be available and linked off the interim fix download page.
WebSphere Application 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.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Kylinking of Ant FG Security Lab
07 Apr 2021: Initial Publication
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16 April 2021