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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile and IBM Security Access Manager for Web appliances - LMI Authentication Bypass (CVE-2014-3053)

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Summary

An undisclosed vulnerability can allow unauthorized users to login to the Local Management Interface of the IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile appliance / IBM Security Access Manager for Web appliance with invalid credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3053


DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile / IBM Security Access Manager for Web fails to properly handle certain input data such that it could be possible for an attacker to authenticate to the appliance Local Management Interface using invalid authentication data.

The vulnerability does not require authentication to exploit, the attack can be made from the adjacent network, and the complexity is low. A successful exploit could completely compromise confidentiality and accessibility of the system, and partially impact the integrity of the system.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 8.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93501
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile version 8.0 - firmware versions 8.0.0.0, 8.0.0.3
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web version 7.0 appliance - all firmware versions
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web version 8.0 - firmware versions 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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.

Disclaimer

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Security IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile Not Applicable 8.0, 8.0.0.3

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager for Web

Software version: 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1676700

Modified date: 19 June 2014