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Security Bulletin: Session Fixation Vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition (CVE-2013-5426)

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Abstract

An unspecified vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management – Collaborative Edition might allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to a user's session. An attacker with access to a user's open browser before the user authenticates with the IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server can gather information that allows the attacker to impersonate that user if the user later authenticates by using the open browser within a certain time. This information includes sensitive information. The attacker can also perform any actions available to the impersonated user.

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-5426
CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87535 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition Versions 11.0, 10.1 and 10.0
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management Versions 9.1 and 9.0

REMEDIATION:
The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition 10.1/10.0 None 10.1-IF5
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition 11.0 None 11.0-IF1
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management 9.1/9.0 None 9.1-IF11

Workaround(s) & MITIGATION(s):
None known

REFERENCES:
  • Complete CVSS Guide
  • On-line Calculator V2

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

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
    None

    CHANGE HISTORY:
    16-Dec-2013: Original version published
    17-Dec-2013: Updated with 11.0-IF1 download information
    18-Dec-2013: Updated with 9.1-IF11 download information

    *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
    Information Management InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris 9.0, 9.1 All Editions

    Product Alias/Synonym

    MDMCS
    Infosphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server
    WPC
    MDMPIM
    MDM Server for PIM
    WebSphere Product Center
    InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM
    InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management
    Global Data Synchronization for Product Information Management

    Document information

    More support for: InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server

    Software version: 10.0, 10.1, 11.0

    Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris

    Reference #: 1660082

    Modified date: 03 August 2015


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