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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability could expose sensitive information in IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (CVE-2015-7438)

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Sensitive information for web services is stored in clear text in database.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7438
 IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition could allow a local user with database access to view the sensitive information for web services in clear text.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Sterling B2B Integrator 5.1

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2


Product & Version APAR Remediation/Fix
Sterling Integrator 5.1 IT09929 Apply Generic Interim Fix 5010004_9 available on IWM
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2 IT09929 Apply Fix Pack 5020600 available on Fix Central

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Change History

17 November 2015: Original version published
24 November 2015: Updated title
21 January 2016: Added Remediation for Sterling Integrator 5.1

*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): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1971012

Modified date: 21 January 2016

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