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PI31622: Potential Security Vulnerability with serveServlets CVE-2015-1927

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Abstract

Potential Security Vulnerability with serveServlets CVE-2015-1927

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PI31622 resolves the following problem:

ERROR DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an application not having the correct serveServletsbyClassname setting. By a developer not setting the correct property, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access.

PROBLEM SUMMARY:
IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an application not having the correct serveServletsbyClassname setting. By a developer not setting the correct property, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access.

PROBLEM CONCLUSION:
Apply Interim Fix

Prerequisites

Please download the UpdateInstaller below to install this fix.

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Installation Instructions

Please review the readme.txt for detailed installation instructions.

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Download Package

Note: For 7.0, a .pak file can be obtained by unzipping the provided .zip file download.

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Technical Support

Contact IBM Support using SR (http://www.ibm.com/software/support/probsub.html), visit the WebSphere Application Server support web site (http://www.ibm.com/software/webservers/appserv/was/support/), or contact 1-800-IBM-SERV (U.S. only).

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg24040348