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Security Bulletin: IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud has addressed (CVE-2016-5949)

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IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud 10.1 has addressed a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated user to obtain sensitive user data with specically crafted HTTP request

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5949
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud could allow an authenticated user to obtain sensitive user data with a specially crafted HTTP request.
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

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5 10.0, 10.1


This issue has been addressed in IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier 10.1

Customers who are using an affected version should visit IBM Support Portal and open a Service Request (SR) to request an upgrade to latest fixed release.

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Change History

12 October 2016: initial publish

*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 Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud

Software version: 9.1, 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3.0, 9.4.0, 9.5.0, 10.0.0, 10.1.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1992276

Modified date: 12 October 2016