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Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Orchestrator (CVE-2016-0204)

Security Bulletin


A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Cloud Orchestrator (CVE-2016-0204).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0204
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cloud Orchestrator could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the page parameter to redirect a victim to arbitrary Web sites.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.4, V2.4.0.1, V2.4.0.2, V2.4.0.2 Interim Fix1


The recommended solution is to apply the fixes. If you are running IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.4, V2.4.0.1, V2.4.0.2, V2.4.0.2 Interim Fix1, upgrade to IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.4.0 Fix Pack 3.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Important note

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Related information

Change History

30 May 2016 : Update Version
18 December 2015: 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.


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 Cloud Orchestrator

Software version: 2.4,,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: C1000124

Modified date: 30 May 2016