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Security Bulletin: Open Redirection in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (CVE-2014-3097)

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Summary

In certain cases, IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager does not handle end user provided data before using that data to construct an HTTP redirect request.

Vulnerability Details


CVE ID: CVE-2014-3097

DESCRIPTION: In certain cases, IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager does not correctly handle end user provided data before using that data to construct an HTTP redirect request. If a compromised client can be caused to send a crafted request, that system could be induced to visit a malicious site without the awareness of the user of that system.

The vulnerability can be accessed from a remote network, is of medium complexity and does not require authentication. A successful exploit could not compromise the confidentiality of the system, could partially compromise the integrity of the system and could not compromise the accessibility of the system.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94265 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 Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2

Remediation/Fixes

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


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager - 6.2.2 6.2.2 IV64324
IV64325
IV64349
IV64376
IV64494
6.2.2-TIV-TFIM-IF0011
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager - 6.2.1 6.2.1 IV64497
IV64501
IV64506
6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-IF0007
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager - 6.2 6.2.0 IV64509
IV64511
IV64512
6.2.0-TIV-TFIM-IF0015

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

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

29 September 2014: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Federated Identity Manager

Software version: 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1684852

Modified date: 17 May 2016


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