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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to session highjacking. (CVE-2015-1994)

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IBM QRadar incident forensics authorization cookie is missing the httponly attribute.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1994

Description: IBM Qradar Incident Forensics could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the httponly attribute for the session cookie. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.

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:P/I:N/A:N

Affected Products and Versions

· IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.n


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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 #: 1968271

Modified date: 08 March 2017