Business

News

 
More...

Alerts

 
More...

Events

 
More...
 
     
 

Denial of Service Vulnerability in WebSphere Portal

 

Systems Affected


IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5.0 prior to Cumulative Fix levels CF09
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1 prior to Cumulative Fix levels CF19

Threat Level


High


Overview


Vulnerability has been reported in IBM WebSphere Portal, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of service (DoS) condition on the system.


Description


This vulnerability exists due to improper handling of memory resources in IBM WebSphere Portal. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted malicious requests.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to cause the consumption of all memory resources which leads to denial of services conditions on the IBM WebSphere Portal System.


Impact



Solution/ Workarounds


Apply appropriate updates as mentioned in IBM Security Bulletin
http://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037786
http://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24034497


References


http://www.cert-in.org.in/


Disclaimer


The information provided herein is on "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind.


 
     

© Copyright Sri Lanka CERT|CC. All Rights Reserved.