Security Bulletin: Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Software Use (CVE-2013-0452)

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Abstract

CSRF vulnerability in AMF handling in SUA 1.3 and earlier.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

DESCRIPTION:
The IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager Software Usage Analysis (SUA) application uses a Flash interface. The Flash object uses the Action Message Format (AMF) to serialize messages between the web client and the SUA server. Attackers can execute a Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack by crafting malicious Flash AMF messages and tricking an authenticated SUA user into visiting a web page under the attacker’s control.

CVEID: CVE-2013-0452
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80968 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analytics 1.3 and earlier


REMEDIATION:

Product APAR How to acquire fix
Patch SUA 1.3 IV38145 Download and install the latest SUA build from the DSS Software Asset Management site (SUA 1.3.3 at time of publication).

All prior versions of SUA should be upgraded to the latest supported version.

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The vulnerability was reported to IBM by UC Berkeley

CHANGE HISTORY
March, 2013: Original Copy Published

*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.


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More support for:

Tivoli Endpoint Manager

Software version:

8.2

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1631350

Modified date:

2013-03-20

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