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ESB-2016.0691 - [Linux] IBM Social Media Analytics: Provide misleading information - Remote with user interaction

Date: 15 March 2016
References: ESB-2015.2724  ESB-2015.2772  ESB-2015.2773  ESB-2015.2775  ESB-2015.2810  ESB-2015.2811  ESB-2015.2841  ESB-2015.2842  ESB-2015.2845  ESB-2016.0735  


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                               ESB-2016.0691
 Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Websphere Application Server affects
                IBM Social Media Analytics (CVE-2015-2017)
                               15 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Social Media Analytics
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-2017  

Reference:         ESB-2015.2845
                   ESB-2015.2842
                   ESB-2015.2841
                   ESB-2015.2811
                   ESB-2015.2810
                   ESB-2015.2775
                   ESB-2015.2773
                   ESB-2015.2772
                   ESB-2015.2724

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978502

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Websphere Application Server affects IBM
Social Media Analytics (CVE-2015-2017)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Social Media Analytics

Software version:

1.3

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1978502

Modified date:

2016-03-14

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server that could allow
an HTTP response splitting attack in Channel.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-2017

DESCRIPTION:

IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting
attacks. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-
crafted URL to cause the server to return a split response, once the URL is
clicked. This would allow the attacker to perform further attacks, such as
Web cache poisoning, cross-site scripting, and possibly obtain sensitive
information.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103991

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Social Media Analytics 1.3

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the following interim fix:

IBM Social Media Analytics 1.3.0 IF17

For users of IBM Social Media Analytics 1.2 IBM recommends upgrading to IBM
Social Media Analytics 1.3.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known. Apply fixes.

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

IBM WebSphere Application Server Security bulletin:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21966837

Change History

14 March 2016: 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.

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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