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IT16043: THE SYSTEM ALLOWS TO CHANGE THE USER PASSWORD WITHOUT ENTERING THE ORIGINAL PASSWORD

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Security team reported a critical vulnerability reported on the
    IBM Sterling B2B Integrator dashboard.
    You can change the password without entering the original
    password in My Account page.
    This allows an attacker to change the user password without
    the knowledge and can get complete access to the account.
    

Local fix

  • STRRTC - 506752
    LB / KK
    Circumvention: None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    All
    
    Problem Description:
    The system allows to change the user password without entering
    the original password.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    A code fix is provided.
    
    Delivered In:
    5020602_1
    5020500_14
    5020601_3
    5020603
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT16043

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    525

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-07-08

  • Closed date

    2016-09-12

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-22

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R526 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Sterling B2B Integrator

Software version: 5.2.5

Reference #: IT16043

Modified date: 22 March 2017