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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM WebSphere Vendors:   IBM
IBM WebSphere Application Server Administrative Console Settings Error May Let Remote Users Access Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039199
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1501   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 17 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0, 8.5, 9.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server. The application server may provide weaker than expected security.

On systems where the cipher suites in the web services security bindings settings have been changed via the Admin Console, the system may not properly save the updated settings. As a result, the application server may provide weaker than expected security, allowing a remote user to access data.

Impact:   The application server may provide weaker than expected security.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (APAR PI80889).

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any), z/OS

Message History:   None.

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