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Trustwave App Scanner updates for versions 8.2 through 8.7

The latest release of Trustwave App Scanner for versions 8.2 through 8.7 detects vulnerabilities in WordPress, Oracle WebLogic Service, Apache Tomcat, and IBM WebSphere. Details are below. The appropriate update for your version of Trustwave App Scanner should have downloaded automatically. If needed, manual update instructions are available at the end of this update.

WordPress Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2018-5776)

  • WordPress before 4.9.2 has XSS in the Flash fallback files in MediaElement (under wp-includes/js/mediaelement).

Oracle WebLogic Server Authorization Vulnerability (CVE-2018-2625)

  • Vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server component of Oracle Fusion Middleware (subcomponent: Web Services). Supported versions that are affected are, and
  • This easily exploitable vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle WebLogic Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Oracle WebLogic Server accessible data.
  • CVSS 3.0 Base Score 5.3 (Confidentiality impacts).

Apache Tomcat Incorrect Documented CGI Search Algorithm (CVE-2017-15706)

  • As part of the fix for bug 61201, the documentation for Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M22 to 9.0.1, 8.5.16 to 8.5.23, 8.0.45 to 8.0.47 and 7.0.79 to 7.0.82 included an updated description of the search algorithm used by the CGI Servlet to identify which script to execute. The update was not correct. As a result, some scripts may have failed to execute as expected and other scripts may have been executed unexpectedly. Note that the behavior of the CGI Servlet has remained unchanged. It is only the documentation of the behavior that was wrong and has been corrected.

IBM WebSphere Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2017-1731)

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 could provide weaker than expected security when using the Administrative Console. An authenticated remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to possibly gain elevated privileges.

Manual update instructions

Trustwave App Scanner customers with auto update enabled receive updates automatically and need not take any action. Customers who manually update their products or services will need to download the appropriate manual update file for their version of Trustwave App Scanner:

  1. Log in to your account at https://login.trustwave.com
  2. Click on the support tab
  3. Click on "File Library" in the sub-menu
  4. Navigate to the path "private/AppScanner/Manual Update" and download the appropriate file
  5. Follow the instructions appropriate to the product you use:


Trustwave App Scanner Desktop
formerly Cenzic Desktop (Pro)

  1. Double click on the manual updater .exe file
  2. Click the install button to extract the executable
    1. You can specify any path on the local drive
    2. It will extract a folder named "Manualupdate_(x)" where x is the auto update number
  3. Log into Trustwave App Scanner and go to Help > Check for Updates
    1. If the system update is present, a pop up will appear stating that Trustwave App Scanner needs to close down
    2. Click OK
  4. Restart Trustwave App Scanner to get the updates and log back in to receive the latest updates

Trustwave App Scanner Enterprise
formerly Cenzic Enterprise (ARC)

  1. Download the .exe file onto the machine that has Trustwave App Scanner Enterprise installed on it and double click the file
  2. Click the install button to extract the executable
    1. You can specify any path on the local drive
    2. It will extract a folder named "Manualupdate_(x)" where x is the auto update number
  3. Open the folder and double click on the InstallUpdates.bat file to perform the library update
  4. Once Manual Updater exits, restart the Enterprise Execution Engine through the Configuration Utility at Start > Programs > Cenzic > Configuration Utility > Local Service Tab > Enterprise Execution Engine and restart the service
  5. Log into Trustwave App Scanner Enterprise using the administrative account
  6. If you see any "System Updates Available" message at the top of the page, go to Administration > Server Settings > System Updates
  7. Click on Apply System Updates