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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM WebSphere Application
Server which affects IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced/Enterprise
25 November 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced/Enterprise
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-2017
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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM
WebSphere Application Server which affects IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway
More support for:
WebSphere Partner Gateway Enterprise Edition
6.2, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 6.2.1, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52,
184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
IBM Websphere Partner Gateway Advanced/Enterprise editions use WebSphere
Application Server. Information about a security vulnerability affecting IBM
WebSphere Application Server has been published in a security bulletin.
Please consult the security bulletin Security Bulletin: HTTP response
splitting attack in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2015-2017) for
vulnerability details and information about fixes.
Affected Products and Versions
WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced/Enterprise Edition Versions 6.2 through
Please apply the latest WebSphere Application Server Interim Fix as
Fix VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
WAS 8.5.5 IFIX V22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 PI45266 PI45266
WAS 7.0 IFIX 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206 PI45266 PI45266
WAS 6.1 IFIX 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168 PI45266 PI45266
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