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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2015-1999)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Sensitive parameters were passed in the request query to QRadar Incident Forensics

Vulnerability Details

VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1999

Description: IBM QRadar could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as sessionIDs through a query of an SSL request parameter. A remote attacker could obtain this information through man in the middle techniques.

CVSS Base Score:4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103910 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score:*Undefined
CVSS Vector:AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Affected Products and Versions

· IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.n

Remediation/Fixes

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


IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato

*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: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics

Software version: 7.2.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1968269

Modified date: 08 March 2017