Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server installer could expose sensitive information (CVE-2018-1701)
IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a local user under special circumstances to expose sensitive information during installation.
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a local user under special circumstances to expose sensitive information during installation
CVSS Base Score: 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/145970 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: version 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.7
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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16 October 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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