IBM WebSphere Portal up to 7.0.0.1 input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in IBM WebSphere Portal up to 7.0.0.1 (Application Server Software). This issue affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0 through 6.1.0.6 CF27, 6.1.5 through 6.1.5.3 CF27, 7.0 through 7.0.0.2 CF28, and 8.0 before 8.0.0.1 CF12 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a login redirect.

The weakness was released 05/22/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared at www-01.ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-0959 since 01/06/2014. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/21/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74163 (IBM WebSphere Portal Unspecified DoS (PI16462)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (92741) and Tenable (74163).

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 74163
Nessus Name: IBM WebSphere Portal Unspecified DoS (PI16462)
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05/15/2014 +129 days 🔍
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05/22/2014 +7 days 🔍
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03/25/2015 +301 days 🔍
03/21/2022 +2553 days 🔍

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Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-0959 (🔍)
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X-Force: 92741
Vulnerability Center: 44680 - IBM WebSphere Portal Remote DoS via a Login Redirect, Medium
SecurityFocus: 67418 - IBM WebSphere Portal CVE-2014-0959 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Entryinfo

Created: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM
Updated: 03/21/2022 04:25 PM
Changes: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM (63), 05/29/2017 08:57 AM (4), 03/21/2022 04:25 PM (3)
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