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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in SQLite affects IBM Security Access Manager for Web (CVE-2015-3416)

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There is a denial of service vulnerability in SQLite, which affects IBM Security Access Manager for Web.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-3416
SQLite is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to properly handle precision and width values during floating-point conversions by the sqlite3VXPrintf function in printf.c. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using large integers in a crafted printf function call to cause a denial of service and possibly have other unspecified impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 (appliance-based)

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0, all firmware versions

IBM Security Access Manager 9.0, all firmware versions


IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.

Product VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 (appliance) IV83817 1. Apply Interim Fix 23:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web -
IV83807 1. For 8.0- environments, upgrade to
2. Apply Interim Fix 6:
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 -
IV83796 1. For 9.0 environments, upgrade to
2. Apply Interim Fix 3:

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Change History

April 19, 2016: 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 Access Manager for Web

Software version: 7.0, 8.0,,,, 8.0.1,,, 9.0,

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 1981270

Modified date: 26 April 2016