Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign On (ISAM ESSO) Sync.exe code injection vulnerability (CVE-2013-0555)

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Abstract

The sync.exe process of ISAM ESSO is prone to a code injection vulnerability.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:



DESCRIPTION:
The sync.exe process of ISAM ESSO can be exploited by a local system administrative user through the use of code injection to compromise local data.

The attack requires authentication as an Administrative user, can only be exploited locally, and some degree of specialized knowledge is required. An exploit would not impact the data integrity or the availability of the system, but the confidentiality of information could be compromised.


CVEID: CVE-2013-0555
CVSS Base Score: 1.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82966 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)



AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
◦ IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign On version 8.1
IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign On version 8.2 is not affected

REMEDIATION:

Contact IBM Customer Support.


Workaround(s):
<None>

Mitigation(s):
Ensure that end users are not deployed with Administrative authority.

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RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
<None>

CHANGE HISTORY
<23 July 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.


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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More support for:

IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On

Software version:

8.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1643913

Modified date:

2013-07-23

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