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Security Bulletin: Potential denial of service may affect IBM HTTP Server on Windows (CVE-2015-1829)

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Summary

There is a potential denial of service that may affect IBM HTTP Server on Windows (CVE-2015-1829). To exploit the attack requires local access to the server system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1829
DESCRIPTION:
Apache Portable Runtime is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when using APR named pipe support on Windows. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a pipe squatting attack from a local process.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103204 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

The following IBM HTTP Server for WebSphere Application Server may be affected:

  • Version 8.5 and 8.5.5
  • Version 8
  • Version 7
  • Version 6.1

Remediation/Fixes

For affected IBM HTTP Server for WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.5 Full Profile:

· Upgrade to 8.5.5.5 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833

--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.7 or later.


For V8.0 through 8.0.0.10:

· Upgrade to 8.0.0.9 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833

--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.11 or later.


For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.37:

· Upgrade to 7.0.0.37 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833

--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.39 or later.

For V6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.47:
· Upgrade to Fix Pack 6.1.0.47 and then apply cumulative interim Fix PI39833


For V6.0.0.0 through 6.0.2.43:

· Upgrade to Fix Pack 6.0.2.43 and then apply cumulative interim Fix PI39833 from IBM Support.

If you are using an earlier unsupported release, IBM strongly recommends that you upgrade.

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

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References

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Change History

10 June 2015: 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:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21959081