Security Bulletin: Query Parameter in SSL Request vulnerability affects IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2016-0248)
IBM Security Guardium transmits query parameters in SSL requests, that could be intercepted by a remote attacker using man in the middle techniques
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium transmits query parameters in SSL requests, that could be intercepted by a remote attacker using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110458 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Guardium V9x and 10
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
09/14/2016: Original version published
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