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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty (CVE-2016-0389)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a potential information disclosure vulnerability in Admin Center for IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0389
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling by the Admin Center.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112529 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty that use the Admin Center

  • Version 8.5.5 Liberty Profile

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF containing APAR PI62052 for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.5.2 through 8.5.5.9 Liberty:

· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PI62052

--OR--
· Apply Liberty Fix Pack 16.0.0.2 or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

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References

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Change History

24 June 2016: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21982012