VDB-80965 · CVE-2015-7472 · BID 82548

IBM WebSphere Portal prior 8.5.0 CF10 LDAP ldap injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM WebSphere Portal up to CF27/ CF27/ CF29/ CF20/8.5.0 CF09 (Application Server Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component LDAP Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a ldap injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-90. The product constructs all or part of an LDAP query using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended LDAP query when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0 through CF27, 6.1.5 through CF27, 7.0.0 through CF29, 8.0.0 before CF20, and 8.5.0 before CF10 allows remote attackers to conduct LDAP injection attacks, and consequently read or write to repository data, via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was published 02/15/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at www-01.ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-7472 since 09/29/2015. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1505 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 93075 (IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.x < CF19 PI51395 and PI53426 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 8.5.0 CF10 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (93075). Similar entries are available at VDB-201492, VDB-205298, VDB-221934 and VDB-227743.







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Class: Ldap injection
CWE: CWE-90 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 93075
Nessus Name: IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.x < CF19 PI51395 and PI53426 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WebSphere Portal 8.5.0 CF10


09/29/2015 🔍
12/14/2015 +77 days 🔍
02/01/2016 +49 days 🔍
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02/14/2016 +12 days 🔍
02/15/2016 +1 days 🔍
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03/06/2016 +20 days 🔍
08/23/2016 +169 days 🔍
07/08/2022 +2145 days 🔍


Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2015-7472 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1035324
Vulnerability Center: 57027 - IBM WebSphere Portal Remote LDAP Data Injection Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 82548 - IBM Webshphere Portal CVE-2015-7472 Unspecified LDAP Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 02/15/2016 09:17 AM
Updated: 07/08/2022 07:40 AM
Changes: 02/15/2016 09:17 AM (54), 09/01/2018 08:47 AM (23), 07/08/2022 07:40 AM (3)
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