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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Cognos Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Cognos Controller) IBM WebSphere Application Server Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035928
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035928
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2017   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 20 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.2.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server. A remote user can conduct HTTP response splitting attacks. IBM Cognos Controller is affected.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL to cause the target server to return a split response. A remote user can exploit this to spoof content on the target server, attempt to poison any intermediate web caches, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact:   A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will cause arbitrary content to be displayed.

A remote user may be able to poison any intermediate web caches with arbitrary content.

Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Cognos Controller (10.2.1 FP4 IF1).

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976530

Vendor URL:  www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976530 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 9 2015 IBM WebSphere Application Server Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting Attacks



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