ESB-2018.3087 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-10-11

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                               ESB-2018.3087
       Security Bulletin: Code execution vulnerability in WebSphere
                    Application Server (CVE-2018-1567)
                              11 October 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
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1567  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3027
                   ESB-2018.2945
                   ESB-2018.2766
                   ESB-2018.2733

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016254

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Security Bulletin: Code execution vulnerability in WebSphere Application
Server (CVE-2018-1567)

Document information

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

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

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

Reference #: 2016254

Modified date: 10 October 2018

Summary

Please refer to remediation section below for important information.

Vulnerability Details

Affected Products and Versions

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

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

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: There may be a failure after the security fix for PI95973 is installed.
  The fix has been removed while it is being reworked by development.   We
will re-post the fix and this bulletin when an updated fix is available. 

Change History

05 September 2018: original document published
10 October 2018: fix pulled due to regression

*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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