ESB-2018.0694 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][Apple iOS][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Access confidential data - Existing account 2018-03-09

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                               ESB-2018.0694
          Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere
             Application Server Admin Console (CVE-2017-1741)
                               9 March 2018

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

Reference:         ESB-2018.0676
                   ESB-2018.0661

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.

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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