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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere
Application Server Admin Console (CVE-2019-4269)
27 June 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Application Server
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2019-4269
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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere Application Server Admin
More support for: WebSphere Application Server
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 #: 0884032
Modified date: 26 June 2019
There is an information disclosure in the Admin Console of WebSphere
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Admin Console could allow a
remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a specially crafted url
causes a stack trace to be dumped.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
160202 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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
o Version 9.0
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing the APAR for each named product as soon as practical.
For WebSphere Application Server traditional:
For V22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PH11381
. Apply Fix Pack 188.8.131.52 or later (targeted availability 2Q2019).
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.
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
26 June 2019: 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.
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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