Security Bulletin: HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) headers are missing from IBM BigFix Remote Control (CVE-2016-2952)
IBM BigFix Remote Control could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the missing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) state information. IBM BigFix Remote Control has remediated this vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Remote Control could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the missing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) state information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113723 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 BigFix Remote Control 9.1.2
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|Upgrade to IBM BigFix Remote Control 9.1.3.
Use the IBM BigFix console to upgrade your components.
To create a new server configuration task, use the IBM BigFix Remote Control Server Installer Wizard. Run the task to upgrade to 9.1.3
To upgrade the remaining components to 9.1.3, apply the update fixlet that is applicable to your operating system.
IBM BigFix Remote Control 9.1.3 will be released 7th October 2016 via Fixlet and 14th October 2016 via Passport Advantage.
For Tivoli Remote Control and Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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7th October 2016 : Original version 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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Software version: Version Independent
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1991871
Modified date: 08 October 2016
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