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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management contains a vulnerability which could allow a user to log in with an expired password (CVE-2015-5017)

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Summary

IBM Maximo Asset Management contains a vulnerability which could allow a user to log into the system with an expired password. This vulnerability could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information or compromise the integrity of the system.

The vulnerability affects Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials, Maximo Industry Solutions (including Maximo for Energy Optimization, Maximo for Government, Maximo for Nuclear Power, Maximo for Transportation, Maximo for Life Sciences, Maximo for Oil and Gas, and Maximo for Utilities), SmartCloud Control Desk, Tivoli Asset Management for IT, Tivoli Service Request Manager, and Change and Configuration Management Database.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5017
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Maximo Asset Management could allow a user to log into the system with an expired password.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106461 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

1. Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5, 7.1
2. Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5, 7.1
3. Maximo for Energy Optimization 7.1
4. Maximo for Aviation 7.6
5. Maximo for Government 7.5, 7.1
6. Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.5, 7.1
7. Maximo for Transportation 7.5, 7.1
8. Maximo for Life Sciences 7.6, 7.5, 7.1
9. Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.5, 7.1
10. Maximo for Utilities 7.5, 7.1
11. SmartCloud Control Desk 7.6, 7.5
12. Tivoli Asset Management for IT 7.2, 7.1
13. Tivoli Service Request Manager 7.2, 7.1
14. Change and Configuration Management Database 7.2, 7.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials and Maximo Industry Solutions 7.6, 7.5, 7.1:

VRM Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.6.0 Maximo 7.6.0.2 Interim Fix:
7.6.0.2-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0 Maximo 7.5.0.8 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.8-TIV-MBS-IFIX005 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.1.1 7.1.1.13 Interim Fix:
Latest Interim Fix available
Contact IBM Support

For SmartCloud Control Desk 7.6, 7.5:

VRM Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.6.0 Maximo 7.6.0.2 Interim Fix:
7.6.0.2-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.1 Maximo 7.5.0.8 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.8-TIV-MBS-IFIX005 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0 Maximo 7.5.0.8 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.8-TIV-MBS-IFIX005 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral

For Tivoli IT Asset Management for IT, Tivoli Service Request Manager, and Change and Configuration Management Database 7.2, 7.1:

VRM Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.1 - 7.2 7.1.1.13 Interim Fix:
Latest Interim Fix available
Contact IBM Support

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Related information

Change History

2015 October 19: 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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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Systems and Asset Management Control Desk 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.3, 7.6.0
Systems and Asset Management IBM TRIRIGA Energy Optimization Version Independent
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management for Energy Optimization 7.1, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Government 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Life Sciences 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0, 7.6
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Transportation 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Utilities 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Asset Management for IT 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.2.2
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.1
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Service Request Manager 7.1, 7.2, 7.2.1
Systems and Asset Management IBM Maximo for Aviation

Document information

More support for: Maximo Asset Management

Software version: 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1969052

Modified date: 25 November 2015