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Security Bulletin: Fix available for Sensitive Data Exposure Vulnerability in IBM Cúram Social Program Management (CVE-2016-9978)

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Summary

IBM Cúram Social Program Management is vulnerable to an already authenticated user bypassing the Security Sensitivity controls via a specially crafted URL. This allows an attacker to view information for certain business objects tagged with higher sensitivity than their current sensitivity setting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9978
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cúram Social Program Management could allow an authenticated attacker to disclose sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120254 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cúram Social Program Management 7.0.0.0 - 7.0.0.0
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.2.0.0 - 6.2.0.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.1.0 - 6.1.1.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.0.0 - 6.1.0.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.5.0 - 6.0.5.9
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.4.0 - 6.0.4.8
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.0.0 - 6.0.0 SP2
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 5.2.0.0 - 5.2.0 SP6

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 7.0.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 7.0.0.1 or a subsequent 7.0 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.2.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.2.0.4 or a subsequent 6.2 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.1 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.1.1.4 or a subsequent 6.1.1 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.1.0.4 or a subsequent 6.1 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.5 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0.5.10 or a subsequent 6.0.5 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0.4.9 or a subsequent 6.0.4 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0 SP2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0 SP2 EP30 or a subsequent 6.0 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 5.2 SP6 Customers using 5.2 SP6 should upgrade to a newer version

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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

Change History

15 April 2017: Original document 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.

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: Cúram Social Program Management

Software version: 5.2, 6.0, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.1.0, 6.1.1, 6.2.0, 7.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2001782

Modified date: 15 April 2017


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