Security Bulletin: Vulnerability CVE-2017-9798 in the IBM i HTTP Server affects IBM i.


## Summary HTTP Server is supported by IBM i. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVEs. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [_CVE-2017-9798_](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi- bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9798) **DESCRIPTION:** Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the HTTP OPTIONS method, aka Optionsbleed. By sending an OPTIONS HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information. CVSS Base Score: 7.5 CVSS Temporal Score: See [_https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132159_](https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132159) for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N) ## Affected Products and Versions Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected. ## Remediation/Fixes The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i. Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed. [_http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/_](http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/) The IBM i PTF numbers are: **Release 7.1 – SI65939** **Release 7.2 – SI65915** **Release 7.3 – SI65906** **_Important note:_** _IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products._ ## Workarounds and Mitigations None ## Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to [My Notifications]( http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/einfo.html) to be notified of important product support alerts like this. ### References [Complete CVSS v2 Guide](http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide "Link resides outside of ibm.com") [On-line Calculator v2](http://nvd.nist.gov/CVSS-v2-Calculator "Link resides outside of ibm.com") [Complete CVSS v3 Guide](http://www.first.org/cvss/user-guide "Link resides outside of ibm.com") [On-line Calculator v3](http://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0 "Link resides outside of ibm.com") Off ## Related Information [IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal](http://www.ibm.com/security/secure- engineering/bulletins.html) [IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog](http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt) *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin. ## Disclaimer According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY. [{"Type":"MASTER","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB08","label":"Cognitive Systems"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU058","label":"IBM Infrastructure w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SWG60","label":"IBM i"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF012","label":"IBM i"}],"Version":"7.1.0"}]

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
IBM i 7.1.0