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Security Bulletin: Sensitive information disclosure affects IBM License Metric Tool v9.x and IBM BigFix Inventory v9.x (CVE-2019-4369)

Security Bulletin


IBM License Metric Tool and IBM BigFix Inventory is vulnerable to disclosure of sensitive information to unauthorized users.
The information can be used to mount further attacks on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2019-4369
DESCRIPTION: IBM BigFix Inventory v9 (SUA v9 / ILMT v9) discloses sensitive information to unauthorized users. The information can be used to mount further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM License Metric Tool v9.x
IBM BigFix Inventory v9.x


Upgrade to version 9.2.15 or later using the following procedure:

  • In IBM Endpoint Manager console, expand IBM BigFix Inventory or IBM License Reporting (ILMT) node under Sites node in the tree panel.
  • Click Fixlets and Tasks node. Fixlets and Tasks panel will be displayed on the right.
  • In the Fixlets and Tasks panel locate Upgrade to the latest version of IBM BigFix Inventory 9.x or Upgrade to the latest version of IBM License Metric Tool 9.x fixlet and run it against the computer that hosts your server.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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Change History

26th June 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM BigFix Inventory Platform Independent 9.2

Document information

More support for: IBM License Metric Tool

Software version: 9.2

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0957265

Modified date: 26 June 2019