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Security Bulletin: Cross-site request forgery in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2017-1194)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a potential cross-site request forgery in WebSphere Application Server OAuth service provider.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1194
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123669 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM WebSphere Application Server:

  • Liberty
  • Version 9.0
  • Version 8.5
  • Version 8.0
  • Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF containing APAR PI77770 for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:


· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI77770
--OR--
· Apply Liberty Fix Pack 17.0.0.2 or later.

For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:
For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.3:

· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI77770
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.4 or later.

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.11:

· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI77770
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.12 or later.

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.13:
· Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI77770

--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.14 or later.

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43:
· Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI77770

--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.45 or later.

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References

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Change History

26 April 2017: original document published

*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:
30 August 2019

UID

swg22001226