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.
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
For affected IBM HTTP Server for WebSphere Application Server:
For V184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 Full Profile:
· Upgrade to 18.104.22.168 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833
· Apply Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 or later.
For V8.0 through 126.96.36.199:
· Upgrade to 188.8.131.52 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833
· Apply Fix Pack 184.108.40.206 or later.
For V220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168:
· Upgrade to 22.214.171.124 and then apply Interim Fix PI39833
· Apply Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 or later.
For V188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206:
· Upgrade to Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 and then apply cumulative interim Fix PI39833
For V18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124:
· Upgrade to Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 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
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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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15 June 2018