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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM WebSphere Vendors:   IBM
IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Caching Proxy Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039521
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1503   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 10 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Caching Proxy. A remote user can conduct HTTP response splitting attacks.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL to cause the target Edge Caching Proxy component to return a split response. A remote user can exploit this to spoof content on the target server, attempt to poison any intermediate web caches, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact:   A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will cause arbitrary content to be displayed.

A remote user may be able to poison any intermediate web caches with arbitrary content.

Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (APAR PI82587).

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any), z/OS

Message History:   None.

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