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IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy Security Weakness Lets Remote Users Decrypt Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034349
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5004   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 9 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Application Server 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server. A remote user may be able to decrypt data communicated via the proxy.

The Edge Component Caching Proxy may provide weaker than expected security. A remote user that can monitor the network to decrypt data more rapidly to obtain sensitive information.

Impact:   A remote user monitoring the network can decrypt data more rapidly.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (Application Server APAR PI41476).

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any), z/OS

Message History:   None.

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