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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Dojo affects WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2020-5258)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in the Dojo library used by WebSphere Application Server. This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5258
DESCRIPTION:   Dojo dojo could allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By injecting other values, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite, or pollute, a JavaScript application object prototype of the base object.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177751 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
WebSphere Application Server 9.0
WebSphere Application Server 8.5
WebSphere Application Server 8.0
WebSphere Application Server 7.0
WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 - 21.0.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix or Fix Pack containing APAR PH34122 for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 - 21.0.0.3 using the adminCenter-1.0 feature: 
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH34122
--OR--
· Apply Liberty Fix Pack 21.0.0.4 or later (targeted availability 2Q2021).

 

For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.5.7:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH34122
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 9.0.5.8 or later (targeted availability 2Q2021).


For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.19:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH34122
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.20 or later (targeted availability 3Q2021).  


For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.15:
· Upgrade to 8.0.0.15 and then apply Interim Fix PH34122
 


For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.45:
· Upgrade to 7.0.0.45 and  then apply Interim Fix PH34122
 

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

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

13 Apr 2021: 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:
21 April 2021

UID

ibm16443101