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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability in GDS component of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition (CVE-2014-0969)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.

Vulnerability Details

Description:
Due to insufficient safeguards against cross-site request forgery in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition 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.

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0969

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92885 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition Versions 11.3, 11.0, 10.1 and 10.0 – GDS component only.
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management Versions 9.1 and 9.0 – GDS component only.

Remediation/Fixes

If you are using the GDS component, 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
11.0
None 11.0-FP5
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition
10.1/10.0
None Contact IBM Customer Support
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management 11.3 None 11.3-IF002
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management 9.1/9.0 None Contact IBM Customer Support

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

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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

Change History

14-August-2014: Original version published
28-August-2014: Remediations/Fixes updated

*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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Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server

Software version: 11.0, 11.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1681649

Modified date: 28 August 2014