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computer vulnerability CVE-2018-1926

WebSphere AS: Cross Site Request Forgery via Admin Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery via Admin Console of WebSphere AS, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Impacted systems: Rational ClearCase, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights.
Pirate's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 11/12/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-1926, ibm10742301, ibm10791781, ibm10793329, VIGILANCE-VUL-27995.

Description of the vulnerability

The WebSphere AS product offers a web service.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery via Admin Console of WebSphere AS, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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