IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5/9.0 Sequence code injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5/9.0 (Application Server Software). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Sequence Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-94. The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 and 9.0 traditional could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with a specially crafted sequence of serialized objects. IBM X-Force ID: 245513.

The weakness was shared 02/03/2023. The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2023-23477 since 01/12/2023. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 03/04/2023). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (245513). The entries VDB-212897, VDB-213466, VDB-219345 and VDB-219346 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.2
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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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Recommended: Upgrade
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03/04/2023 +29 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: ibm.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23477 (🔍)
X-Force: 245513

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Created: 02/03/2023 08:48 PM
Updated: 03/04/2023 02:27 PM
Changes: 02/03/2023 08:48 PM (51), 03/04/2023 02:27 PM (11)
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