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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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:
RELATED INFORMATION:
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

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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:

2014-01-15

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