IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional container is vulnerable to information disclosure. This affects only the containerized version of WebSphere Application Server traditional. This has been addressed.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional container uses weaker than expected cryptographic keys that could allow an attacker to decrypt sensitive information. This affects only the containerized version of WebSphere Application Server traditional.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/241045 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM WebSphere Application Server - traditional container||9.0|
|IBM WebSphere Application Server - traditional container||8.5|
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by following the instructions below to update container images created prior to January 23, 2023.
For IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional container:
For V126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52:
· Update all container images created prior to January 23, 2023 to container image version 184.108.40.206 by following the instructions for Checking the Image Version and Updatng to the Latest Version.
· Update container images to version 220.127.116.11 or later (targeted availability 1Q2023).
For V18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124:
· Update all container images created prior to January 23, 2023 to container image version 126.96.36.199 by following the instructions for Checking the Image Version and Updating to the Latest Version.
· Update container images to version 188.8.131.52 or later (targeted availability 1Q2023).
Workarounds and Mitigations
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23 Jan 2023: Initial Publication
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23 January 2023