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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance is affected by an IBM WebSphere Application Server vulnerability(CVE-2017-1788)

Security Bulletin


IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance has addressed the following vulnerability caused by an issue in IBM WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2017-1788
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server installations using Form Login could allow a remote attacker to conducts spoofing attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Product  Version
IBM Security Identity Manager 7.0.1 -


Product  VRMF Remediation
IBM Security Identity Manager 7.0.1 - 7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP0011

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related Information

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Change History

10 January 2019: 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: IBM Security Identity Manager

Software version: 7.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 0794617

Modified date: 10 January 2019