ESB-2018.1128 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-04-12

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                               ESB-2018.1128
    Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM HTTP Server
              (CVE-2017-15710, CVE-2017-15715, CVE-2018-1301)
                               12 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1301 CVE-2017-15715 CVE-2017-15710

Reference:         ESB-2018.1118
                   ESB-2018.1058
                   ESB-2018.0881

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015344

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM HTTP Server
(CVE-2017-15710, CVE-2017-15715, CVE-2018-1301)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
IBM HTTP Server

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

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

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

Reference #: 2015344

Modified date: 11 April 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM HTTP Server used by WebSphere
Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1301
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds access error after a header size limit has been reached reading
the HTTP header. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request, an attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to cause the service to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140852 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15715
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD could allow a remote attacker to bypass security
restrictions, caused by the failure to properly match characters in a filename
by the '''' expression. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a
specially crafted filename to bypass security controls that use the ''''
directive.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140857 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15710
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds memory write error. By sending a specially crafted
Accept-Language header value, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
cause the service to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140858 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities affect the following versions and releases of IBM HTTP
Server (powered by Apache) component in all editions of WebSphere Application
Server and bundling products.

  o Version 9.0
  o Version 8.5
  o Version 8.0
  o Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.7:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI95670  
- --OR--
. Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.8 or later (targeted availability 22 June 2018).

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.13:

. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI95670  

- --OR--
. Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.14 (targeted availability 20 August 2018).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI95670   

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI95670   

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

11 April 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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