IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty is vulnerable to LDAP injection. This has been addressed.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server - Liberty could allow a remote authenticated attacker to conduct an LDAP injection. By using a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability and could result in in granting permission to unauthorized resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213875 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|WebSphere Application Server Liberty||126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52|
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix or Fix Pack containing APAR PH42489 for each named product as soon as practical.
For WebSphere Application Server Liberty 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11 using the ldapRegistry-3.0 feature:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH42489
· Apply Liberty Fix Pack 18.104.22.168 or later (targeted availability 1Q2022).
Additional interim fixes may be available and linked off the interim fix download page.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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24 Jan 2022: Initial Publication
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24 January 2022