IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Security Bypass Vulnerability - March 2011

2011-03-22T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:801864
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-09-01T00:00:00

Description

The host is running IBM WebSphere Application Server and is prone to security bypass vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_ibm_was_sec_bypass_vuln_mar11.nasl 7044 2017-09-01 11:50:59Z teissa $
#
# IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Security Bypass Vulnerability - March 2011
#
# Authors:
# Sooraj KS <kssooraj@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation will let remote authenticated administrators to
  bypass intended access restrictions.
  Impact Level: Application";
tag_affected = "IBM WebSphere Application Server versions 6.1.0.x before 6.1.0.31 and
  7.x before 7.0.0.15";
tag_insight = "The flaw is due to an error in Administrative Console component
  which does not prevent modifications of the primary admin id, allows
  remote authenticated administrators to bypass intended access restrictions
  by mapping a 'user' or 'group' to an administrator role.";
tag_solution = "Upgrade to IBM WebSphere Application Server version 7.0.0.15 or later,
  http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24028875";
tag_summary = "The host is running IBM WebSphere Application Server and is prone
  to security bypass vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(801864);
  script_version("$Revision: 7044 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-09-01 13:50:59 +0200 (Fri, 01 Sep 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-03-22 08:43:18 +0100 (Tue, 22 Mar 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-1312");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_name("IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Security Bypass Vulnerability - March 2011");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014463");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web Servers");
  script_dependencies("gb_ibm_websphere_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  exit(0);
}


include("http_func.inc");
include("version_func.inc");
include("host_details.inc");

CPE = 'cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server';

if( ! vers = get_app_version( cpe:CPE, nofork:TRUE ) ) exit( 0 );

## Check for IBM WebSphere Application Server versions
if(version_in_range(version: vers, test_version: "6.1", test_version2: "6.1.0.30") ||
   version_in_range(version: vers, test_version: "7.0", test_version2: "7.0.0.14")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version:vers, fixed_version:'6.1.0.31/7.0.0.15' );
  security_message(port:0, data:report);
}