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Security Bulletin: WebSphere DataPower Appliance V2.1 Validation Vulnerability CVE-2015-1893

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A vulnerability in IBM® WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.1 has confidentiality and integrity impact.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1893

DESCRIPTION: IBM® WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance could allow a remote attacker to hijack a valid user's session, caused by improper validation. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack another user's account and gain the victim's privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Version 2.1


The only remediation is to apply one of the following fixes:

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Related information

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Change History

2 April 2015: 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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Document information

More support for: WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance
Data grids

Software version: 2.1

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 1701337

Modified date: 22 July 2016