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Security Bulletin: IBM Tealeaf Customer Experience allows user authentication via unencrypted GET request (CVE-2015-4990)

Security Bulletin


The IBM Tealeaf Customer Experience portal allows a user to authenticate via means that could result in exposure of credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4990
The IBM Tealeaf Customer Experience could allow a local privileged user to obtain the authentication credentials of users that connect to the system when the victim connects in a certain way.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tealeaf Customer Experience v8.0-v9.0.2


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related information


Vulnerability reported to IBM by Spyridon Chatzimichail at COSMOTE Mobile Telecommunications S.A.

Change History

09 Jun 2016: Update Fix Central links.
18 Dec 2015: Fixed typo in title
17 Dec 2015: Initial publication

*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: Tealeaf Customer Experience

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1969739

Modified date: 04 January 2016