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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in httpd affect Power Hardware Management Console (CVE-2013-5704, CVE-2015-3183)

Security Bulletin


Summary

HTTPD is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVEs

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2013-5704
DESCRIPTION:
Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of a specially-crafted chunked header. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the mod_headers filter and inject arbitrary headers into the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92235 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-3183
DESCRIPTION:
Apache HTTP Server is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a chunk header parsing flaw in the apr_brigade_flatten() function. By sending a specially-crafted request in a malformed chunked header to the Apache HTTP server, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/104844 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions


Power HMC V8.1.0.0
Power HMC V8.2.0.0
Power HMC V8.3.0.0
Power HMC V8.4.0.0

Remediation/Fixes


The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V8.8.1.0 SP3
MB04008
Power HMC
V8.8.2.0 SP2
MB04009
Power HMC
V8.8.3.0 SP2
MB04011
Power HMC
V8.8.4.0 SP1
MB04012

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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*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 Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

nas8N1021268