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Security Bulletin: Authentication Bypass vulnerability found in IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (CVE-2015-5019)

Security Bulletin


IBM Sterling B2B Integrator could allow a local mailbox user under specific circumstances to upload or download files without proper authorization.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5019
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition could allow a local mailbox user with expired or new passwords that are in of need changing to upload or download files without proper authorization controls.
CVSS Base Score: 3.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Sterling B2B Integrator 5.1

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2


PRODUCT & Version
Sterling Integrator 5.1
Apply Generic Interim Fix 5010004_8 available on IWM
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2
Apply Generic Interim Fix 5020500_9 available on Fix Central

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Change History

30 September 2015: Original version published
30 October 2015: Updated 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: Sterling B2B Integrator

Software version: 5.1, 5.2

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1967781

Modified date: 30 October 2015