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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager version 9.0.3.0 appliances are affected by an XML External Entity injection vulnerability (CVE-2017-1477)

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Summary

IBM Security Access Manager has addressed the following XML External Entity Injection vulnerability, which affects the IBM Security Access Manager version 9.0.3.0 appliance.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1477
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager Appliance is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128612 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:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Security Access Manager Appliance
Affected Versions
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0.3.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0.3.0 IJ00161 Upgrade to 9.0.3.1:
9.0.3-ISS-ISAM-FP0001

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

3 October 2017: 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.

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 Access Manager

Software version: 9.0.3

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 2009240

Modified date: 03 November 2017


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