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Security Bulletin: WebSphere Commerce V7.0 configuration file contains plain text passwords (CVE-2012-5764)

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Abstract

When WebSphere Commerce V7.0 Feature Pack 5 is configured with Bazaarvoice, two plain text passwords could be present in a configuration file.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5764

DESCRIPTION: When WebSphere Commerce V7.0 Feature Pack 5 is configured with Bazaarvoice, two plain text passwords could be present in a configuration file that could be accessible to a local user that has access to the server.

CVSS: Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 2, the security ratings for these issues are:

CVSS Base Score: 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80206 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:

  • WebSphere Commerce V7.0 Feature Pack 5

    REMEDIATION:
  • VENDOR FIX(ES): Open a Problem Management Record (PMR) with IBM WebSphere Commerce support to request an Interim Fix for APAR JR45900.
  • WORKAROUND(S): None known.
  • MITIGATION(S): None known.

    REFERENCES:
  • Complete CVSS v2 Guide
  • On-line Calculator v2
  • X-Force Vulnerability Database Details For Record 80206
  • CVE-2012-5764

    RELATED INFORMATION:
  • IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
  • IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: N/A

    CHANGE HISTORY: N/A

    *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Flash.

    Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


  • Cross reference information
    Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
    Commerce WebSphere Commerce - Express Security i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Windows 7.0 Express
    Commerce WebSphere Commerce Professional Security AIX, i5/OS, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows 7.0 Professional Edition

    Document information

    More support for: WebSphere Commerce Enterprise
    Security

    Software version: 7.0

    Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

    Software edition: Enterprise

    Reference #: 1624747

    Modified date: 19 March 2013


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