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Security Bulletin: IBM OpenPages GRC Platform is affected by an Information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2017-1679)

Security Bulletin


IBM OpenPages GRC Platform has addressed information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2017-1679)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1679
DESCRIPTION: IBM OpenPages GRC Platform could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information from error log files.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM OpenPages GRC Platform versions 7.2 through 8.0


A fix has been created for each affected version of the named product. Download and install the fix as soon as possible. Fixes and installation instructions are provided at the URLs listed below:

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 8.0
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 7.3.0
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 7.2.0


Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes.

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Related Information

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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Anu Bakshi at Westpac Banking Corporation

Change History

16 Aug 2018: 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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Document information

More support for: OpenPages GRC Platform

Component: --

Software version: 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0728737

Modified date: 06 September 2018