Vulnerability Note VU#573356
IBM WebSphere Application Server contains multiple vulnerabilities
IBM WebSphere Application Server, including the Hypervisor Edition, contains cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery vulnerabilities.
CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') - CVE-2014-4770
IBM WebSphere Application Server, including the Hypervisor Edition, contains a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Administrative Console.
The CVSS score reflects CVE-2014-4770.
A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script in the context of the end-user's browser session. Additionally, a remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to trick an authenticated user into making an unintentional request to the web server which will be treated as an authentic request and may result in information leakage or modification.
IBM provides the following remediation guidance in their security bulletin:
Fix: Apply an Interim Fix, Fix Pack or PTF containing APAR PI23055, as noted below:
For affected IBM WebSphere Application Server:
For V220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168:
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|IBM Corporation||Affected||18 Jul 2014||02 Oct 2014|
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Thanks to Łukasz Płonka for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Todd Lewellen.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2014-4770 CVE-2014-4816
- Date Public: 18 Sep 2014
- Date First Published: 08 Oct 2014
- Date Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014
- Document Revision: 28
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