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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Governance Catalog is vulnerable to an Open Redirection vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

An Open Redirection vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Governance Catalog.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1875
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, using an open redirect attack. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the URL displayed to redirect a user to a malicious Web site that would appear to be trusted. This could allow the attacker to obtain highly sensitive information or conduct further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151639 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

APAR

Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, Information Server on Cloud

11.7

JR60118

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.0.2
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.0.2 Service Pack 1

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, Information Server on Cloud

11.5

JR60118

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.2

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.5 Service Pack 5

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog

11.3

JR60118

--Upgrade to a new release where the issue has been resolved.

Contact Technical Support:

In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support
contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically
open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

29 November 2018: Original version published 14 January 2019: Fix for version 11.7 is available

*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

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Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Information Server

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: 11.3, 11.5, 11.7

Reference #: 0738911

Modified date: 01 February 2019