Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability in IBM Security AppScan Standard (CVE-2013-0510)

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Abstract

Previous releases of IBM Security AppScan Standard are affected by a vulnerability reported in proprietary IBM code. This is in regards to information disclosure vulnerability.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
Security test forwarding information to external server

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0510

DESCRIPTION:
One of the AppScan security tests will inadvertently forward session cookies to a hardcoded IBM owned external server. A man in the middle attack or a compromise of the external server could lead to sensitive cookie information being revealed. This could lead to takeover of the test account being used for scanning. Specific knowledge of AppScan Standard is necessary to conduct the attack. The attack can be conducted over the internet. No authentication is required for the attack.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82592 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)



AFFECTED PLATFORMS:
Running on Microsoft Windows:
· Versions 8.6 through 8.6.0.1 of Security AppScan Standard

REMEDIATION:

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the fixes available.

Vendor Fix(es):
For version 8.6 of AppScan Standard
· Upgrade to version 8.7
or
· Upgrade to version 8.6.0.1 and install rules update 1556 or later

For version 8.6.0.1 of AppScan Standard
· Install rules update 1556 or later
or
· Upgrade to version 8.7

If you are unable to upgrade, contact IBM Technical Support.

Workaround(s):
Not applicable

Mitigation(s):
None




REFERENCES:

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2013-0510
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82592

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


*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 alert.

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.

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IBM Security AppScan Standard
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Software version:

8.6.0.0, 8.6.0.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1631303

Modified date:

2014-07-02

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