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           Security Bulletin: Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud is
             vulnerable to Identity Spoofing (CVE-2022-22476)
                               9 August 2022


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Liberty for Java
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2022-22476  

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: CVSS (Max):  5.0 CVE-2022-22476 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
         CVSS Source: IBM
         Calculator:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0#CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud is vulnerable to Identity Spoofing

Document Information

Document number    : 6611057
Modified date      : 08 August 2022
Product            : Liberty for Java
Software version   : All
Operating system(s): Linux


Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud is vulnerable to identity spoofing with the
appSecurity-1.0, appSecurity-2.0, appSecurity-3.0 or appSecurity-4.0 feature
enabled. This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2022-22476
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty through
and Open Liberty are vulnerable to identity spoofing by an authenticated user
using a specially crafted request. IBM X-Force ID: 225604.
CVSS Base score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
225604 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities affect all versions of Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud up
to and including v3.71.


To upgrade to Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud v3.72-20220720-1509 or higher, you
must re-stage or re-push your application

To find the current version of Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud being used, from
the command-line Cloud Foundry client by running the following commands:

cf ssh <appname> -c "cat staging_info.yml"

Look for similar lines:

{"detected_buildpack":"Liberty for Java(TM) (WAR, liberty-xxx,
v3.72-20220720-1509, xxx, env)","start_command":".liberty/initial_startup.rb"}

To re-stage your application using the command-line Cloud Foundry client, use
the following command:

cf restage <appname>

To re-push your application using the command-line Cloud Foundry client, use
the following command:

cf push <appname>

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

08 Aug 2022: Initial Publication

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