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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is affected by exposure of sensitive information stored in URL parameters (CVE-2017-1669)

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Summary

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager stores sensitive information in URL parameter. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referer header or browser history. The latest fixpack listed below addresses this issue.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1669
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133636 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 Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 - 2.5.0.8

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 - 2.6.0.3

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.7 - 2.7.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.5 - 2.5.0.8 2.5.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0009
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.6- 2.6.0.3 2.6.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0004
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.7- 2.7.0.2 2.7.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0003

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

02 January 2018 - original document publish date.

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
Distributed

Software version: 2.5, 2.6, 2.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1997955

Modified date: 03 January 2018


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