Intrusion Prevention

IBM.WebSphere.Application.Server.Console.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in IBM WebSphere.
IBM WebSphere Application Server Administrative Console is vulnerable to a Buffer Overflow. There is an error in the authentication module that will allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

IBM Websphere Application Server 5.0.2 .9 through 5.0.2.

Impact

Compromise of the affected system.

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patch from the vendor or Upgrade to non-vulnerable version if available. Or ensure that the global security option is disabled.

CVE References

CVE-2005-1872