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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability CVE-2017-9798 in the IBM i HTTP Server affects IBM i.

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Summary

HTTP Server is supported by IBM i. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-9798
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the HTTP OPTIONS method, aka Optionsbleed. By sending an OPTIONS HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132159 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i.

Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.

http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/


The IBM i PTF numbers are:

Release 7.1 – SI65939
Release 7.2 – SI65915
Release 7.3 – SI65906

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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*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:
18 December 2019

UID

nas8N1022271