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IBM Websphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities

Date: Tue May 09 2006 - 09:54:32 CDT

Impact: Unknown
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
Where: From remote
Solution Status: Vendor Patch

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server, where some have unknown impacts and others may disclose sensitive information or bypass certain security restrictions.

1) An unspecified security/integrity exposure exists in the HTTP request handlers.

This has been reported in version 6.0.2.x.

2) User credentials may be written into the "addNode.log" file in plain text when adding the base node into the deployment manager.

This has been reported in versions 5.0.2.x, 5.1.1.x, and 6.0.2.x.

3) An unspecified security issue affects the SOAP port.

This has been reported in versions 5.0.2.x and 6.0.2.x.

4) An unspecified vulnerability exists in the administrative console.

This has been reported in version 6.0.2.x.

5) An error in the WebSphere Common Configuration Mode and CommonArchive and J2EE Models may cause sensitive information to be displayed in the trace.

This has been reported in version 5.1.1.x.

6) A manipulated LTPA token from subjects credential can be exploited to access an EJB on Solaris systems.

Successful exploitation requires that LTPA authentication is used.

This has been reported in versions 5.0.2.x and 5.1.1.x.

7) An error may cause unintended execution of scripts when inserting certain script tags in URLs.

This has been reported in versions 5.0.2.x and 5.1.1.x.

Other issues, where some may be security-related, have also been reported.

Apply patches.

Version 6.0.2 Fix Pack 9 (

Version 5.1.1 Cumulative Fix 10 ():

Version 5.0.2 Cumulative Fix 16 (

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