Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling B2B Integrator's session or sensitive cookies do not have the secure attribute enabled (CVE-2012-5936).

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Abstract

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator's session or sensitive cookies do not have the secure attribute enabled. As a result, customers who use HTTP could be vulnerable to cookie hijacking attacks.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5936

DESCRIPTION: IBM Sterling B2B Integrator does not set the secure attribute when it creates a session or sensitive cookies. The secure attribute is used to ensure that cookies (with the attribute set) can only be sent in an encrypted channel to reduce the likelihood of eavesdropping attacks.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80401 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2, 5.1 and 5.0
IBM Sterling File Gateway 2.2, 2.1 and 2.0


REMEDIATION:
APAR IC82726.
Apply fix pack 5104 if you are running Sterling B2B Integrator 5.1 or Sterling File Gateway 2.1.
Apply iFix 5020401_3 or apply Fix Pack 5020402 if you are running Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2 or Sterling File Gateway 2.2
Apply FixPack 5010 if you are running Sterling B2B Integrator 5.0 or Sterling File Gateway 2.0

Workaround(s):
None known.

Mitigation(s):
None known.

CHANGE HISTORY:
11 Mar. 2013: Initial Version
30 June. 2013: Changed affected products section to include Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2/Sterling File Gateway 2.2 and remediation section to include 5020401_3
July 30, 2013: Changed affected products section to include Sterling B2B Integrator 5.0 and remediation section to include 5010
Dec 2, 2013: Updated Remediation to include 5020402 Fix Pack as one of the remediated version

REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80401
· CVE-2012-5936

*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 Sterling File Gateway All 2.2, 2.1 All Editions

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More support for:

Sterling B2B Integrator

Software version:

5.0, 5.1, 5.2

Operating system(s):

All

Reference #:

1627985

Modified date:

2013-07-01

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