Security Bulletin: A vulnerability associated with the default account lockout settings in IBM Security Access Manager for Web has been identified (CVE-2016-3025)
The default account lockout setting in IBM Security Access Manager for Web could allow a remote attacker to use brute force to discover account credentials.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Web uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114473 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances
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.
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||7.0 (appliance)||IV89294||Apply Interim Fix 27:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||184.108.40.206 -
|IV89317||1. For versions prior to 220.127.116.11, upgrade to 18.104.22.168:
2. Apply 22.214.171.124 Interim Fix 3:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0||IV89240||1. For versions prior to 126.96.36.199, upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.1 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)
2. Apply 184.108.40.206 Interim Fix 5:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza
September 21st, 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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More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web
Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 8.0.1, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 9.0, 220.127.116.11, 9.0.1
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1990318
Modified date: 26 September 2016