Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server (CVE-2014-0873)
The IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server User Interfaces are vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0873
DESCRIPTION: Due to insufficient safeguards against cross-site request forgery in the IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server (MDM) Data Stewardship, Business Admin or Product user interfaces an attacker can trick a legitimate user into opening a URL that results in an action being taken as that user, potentially without the knowledge of that user. Any actions taken require the user already be authenticated or to authenticate separately as part of the attack.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90994 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server versions 8.5, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 10.0, and 10.1
Binary fixes are provided that will resolve the issue. Furthermore, as source code for these components is also provided, instructions on how to manually apply the fixes to any customizations to the user interfaces is given in the Readme.html with each iFix package.
For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server version 8.5
· Apply iFix 22.214.171.124
For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server version 9.0.1
· Apply iFix 126.96.36.199
For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server version 9.0.2
· Apply iFix 188.8.131.52
For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server version 10.0
· Apply iFix 10.0.0.0.26
For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server version 10.1
· Apply iFix 10.1.0.0.15
Instructions on how to install the fix or to manually modify the code if you have customized the user interfaces are provided in the Readme.html with each iFix package.
The source code is also provided within the iFix in a *_src.zip file for each of the user interfaces.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
2014-Mar-17: Original version 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 Security Bulletin.
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|Information Management||InfoSphere Master Data Management||Not Applicable||AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, HP-UX||10.1, 10.0||All Editions|
More support for:
InfoSphere Master Data Management Server
Software version: 8.5, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 10.0, 10.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1666462
Modified date: 06 March 2014
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