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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in
WebSphere Application Server shipped with WebSphere Remote Server
22 August 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in WebSphere
Application Server shipped with WebSphere Remote Server
More support for: WebSphere Application Server
Software version: 7,1, 7.0, 8.5
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 0728413
Modified date: 21 August 2018
WebSphere Application Server is shipped with WebSphere Remote Server.
Information about a security vulnerability affecting WebSphere Application
Server has been published in a security bulletin.
Refer to the security bulletin(s) listed in the Remediation/Fixes section
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Remote Server:
Refer to the following security bulletins for vulnerability details and
information about fixes addressed by WebSphere Application Server which is
shipped with WebSphere Remote Server.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Principal Product Affected Supporting Affected Supporting Product Security
and Version(s) Product and Version Bulletin
WebSphere Remote WebSphere Remote code execution vulnerability in
Server 8.5, 7.1, Application Server the JSF used by WebSphere Application
7.0 8.5, 8.0, 7.0 Server
21 August 2018: Original Version 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.
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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