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Security Bulletin: IBM TRIRIGA Applications are vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack. (CVE-2016-2917)

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IBM TRIRIGA Application notifications are vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack that could grant a user a higher privilege in the system..

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-2917
DESCRIPTION: IBM TRIRIGA Application notifications that contain password information can be accessed by other users, which could result in the user having access to other users accounts with a high security privilege.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

The following IBM TRIRIGA Application versions are affected.

· IBM TRIRIGA Applications 10.5
· IBM TRIRIGA Applications 10.4


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM TRIRIGA Applications 10.5 IV84740
The fix is available in IBM TRIRIGA Applications 10.5.1 which is available for download on Passport Advantage.
IBM TRIRIGA Applications 10.4 IV84740
The application fix pack is available through IBM TRIRIGA Customer support. A request can be made through the IBM Support Portal.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Until you apply the fixes, it may be possible to reduce the risk of a successful attack by restricting access to internal networks, and not allowing external/Internet access to the application.

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Change History

IBM Confidential Page 1
17 June 2016: Original Copy 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.


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Document information

More support for: IBM TRIRIGA Real Estate Management Software

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1984304

Modified date: 22 July 2016