Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities addressed in IBM Sterling External Authentication Server (CVE-2013-0514, CVE-2013-0517)
IBM Sterling External Authentication Server is vulnerable to code execution and information disclosure attacks.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0517
DESCRIPTION: OS Command Execution via Command Line Adapter
Application allows the administrator to configure an OS command to be run as part of the authentication process. A malicious internal user who has access to the application and who has administration privileges could configure the system to issue arbitrary Operating System commands, which could affect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82502 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0514
DESCRIPTION: Error message information leak
During error conditions, IBM Sterling External Authentication Server may allow a malicious internal user to obtain product information which could be used to design further attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82411 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
IBM Sterling External Authentication Server 2.4.1
IBM Sterling External Authentication Server 2.4.0
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.3.01
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.2.0
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.4.1: Apply Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 Interim Fix 2 or higher
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.4.0: Apply 188.8.131.52 Interim Fix 1 or Fix Pack 184.108.40.206 Interim Fix 2 or higher
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.3.01: Apply 2.3.01.11 Interim Fix 1 or Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix 2 or higher
Sterling External Authentication Server 2.2.0: No fix available. Product goes off support 6/30/2013. Customers with releases prior to SEAS 2.3.01 should upgrade to the fix levels described above for 2.3.01.
None. Apply Fixes.
The fixes listed for IBM Sterling External Authentication Server listed above also contains fixes for the following previously reported and fixed vulnerabilities.
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3 May 2013 Original Copy Published
20 June 2013 2.3.01.11 Interim Fix 1 is now available. Security Bulletin complete.
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More support for:
Sterling Secure Proxy
External Authentication Server
Software version: All
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 1636380
Modified date: 2013-06-21