Security Bulletin: IBM Notes is affected by an XStream XML information disclosure (CVE-2016-3674)
IBM Notes includes a version of XStream which could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error when processing XML external entities.
Description: XStream could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error when processing XML external entities. By sending specially-crafted XML data, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111806 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Notes||9.0.1 Fix Pack 6||http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037141|
|IBM Notes||8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 11||http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21663874#NotesDownloads|
|IBM Notes 64-bit||9.0.1 64-bit Interim Fix 4||http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657963|
Customers who remain on the following releases may open a Service Request with IBM Support and reference SPR KLYHA8XLA2 for custom fixes.
- IBM Notes 9.0.1 FP5 and earlier release
- IBM Notes 9.0 IF4 and earlier release
- IBM Notes 8.5.3 FP6 IF10 and earlier release
- IBM Notes 8.5.2 FP4 IF3 and earlier release
- IBM Notes 8.5.1 FP5 IF3 and earlier release
- IBM Notes 8.5 release
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More support for:
Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.3, 9.0, 9.0.1
Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows
Reference #: 1983861
Modified date: 16 August 2016
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