IBM WebSphere Portal HTTP response splitting

was-portal-cve20132950-response-splitting (83618) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

IBM WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting when home substitution is enabled (disabled by default). An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to set arbitrary content in the second response, giving control over the appearance of the content rendered.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1638864 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1638864: WebSphere Portal vulnerability to HTTP response splitting if home substitution enabled (CVE-2013-2950).
  • BID-60201: IBM WebSphere Portal CVE-2013-2950 HTTP Response Splitting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-2950: CRLF injection vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0.x before 6.1.0.3 CF26, 6.1.5.x before 6.1.5 CF26, 7.0.0.x before 7.0.0.2 CF21, and 8.0.0.x through 8.0.0.1 CF5, when home substitution (aka uri.home.substitution) is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks via unspecified vectors.
  • SA53627: IBM WebSphere Portal HTTP Response Splitting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0
  • IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0

Reported:

May 28, 2013

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