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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130121

IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:
1/23/2013 for V7.0 and V8.5, 4/29/2013 for V8.0, and 9/23/13 for V6.1.0.


Affected Software:
IBM WebSphere Application Server for z/OS, Windows, Unix/Linux:
Version 6.1

IBM WebSphere Application contains multiple vulnerabilities when handing input validation in the Administrative console and via crafted proxy server requests. Successful exploitation may result in arbitrary web script execution, information disclosure, and denial of service.


Code Execution:

Cross-site Scripting
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible via maliciously crafted URLs that contain malicious scripts. This may allow an attacker to siphon sensitive information or execute arbitrary web scripts within the context of the browser. 

Apply Fix Pack for V7.0, V8.5, V8.0, and V6.1.0. Avoid clicking suspicious URLs that come from untrusted sources, or trusted sources that send URLs unexpectedly. 

BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 18120 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20130123)- UNIX/Linux
  • 18121 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20130123) - z/OS
  • 18122 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20130123) - Windows
  • 18123 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities - Windows
  • 18124 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities - UNIX/Linux


2013-01-23 - IBM releases advisory for V7.0 and patch for V7.0 and V8.5
2013-04-29 - IBM releases patch for V8.0
2013-09-23 - IBM releases patch for V6.1.0

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