ESB-2018.0661 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][Apple iOS][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM Application Server: Access confidential data - Existing account 2018-03-07

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                               ESB-2018.0661
          Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere
             Application Server Admin Console (CVE-2017-1741)
                               7 March 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   Apple iOS
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1741  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22012342

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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server 
Admin Console (CVE-2017-1741)

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server

Administrative Console (all non-scripting)

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, iOS, z/OS

Software edition: Advanced, Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Network 
Deployment, Single Server

Reference #: 2012342

Modified date: 06 March 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a potential information disclosure in the WebSphere Application 
Server Admin Console.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1741

DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to
obtain sensitive information caused by improper handling of Administrative 
Console panel fields. When exploited an attacker could read files on the file
system.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/134931 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM 
WebSphere Application Server:

Version 9.0

Version 8.5

Version 8.0

Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF 
containing APARs PI90042 for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server
Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.6:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fixes and then 
apply Interim Fix PI90042

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.7 or later (targeted availability 1Q2018).

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.13:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fixes and then 
apply Interim Fix PI90042

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.14 or later (targeted availability 3Q2018).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then 
apply Interim Fix PI90042

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.15 or later (targeted availability 2Q2018).

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then 
apply Interim Fix PI90042

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.45 or later (targeted availability 2Q2018).

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System
z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and 
integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the 
System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes
will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and 
applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any 
potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

06 March 2018: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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