Websphere Application Server (WAS) is shipped as a component of Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI. Information about a security vulnerability affecting WAS has been published in a security bulletin.
Please consult the security bulletin Denial of Service with WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2016-8919) for vulnerability details and information about fixes.
Affected Products and Versions
Principal Product and Version(s)
|Affected Supporting Product and Version|
|Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 3.9.0||Bundled the TIP version 2.1.0.x which bundled IBM WebSphere version 7.0.0.x.|
|Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.1||Bundled the TIP version 2.2.0.x which bundled IBM WebSphere version 7.0.0.x.|
|Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.1.1||Bundled the TIP version 2.2.0.x which bundled IBM WebSphere version 7.0.0.x.|
|Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.2.0||IBM Tivoli Network Manager 4.2 requires to install IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 18.104.22.168 or later version separately. Users are recommended to apply IBM WebSphere version 22.214.171.124 Security Interim Fixes.|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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25 January 2017: Original version published
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17 June 2018