Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager uses configuration files with obfuscated passwords that can be accessed by authenticated users (CVE-2015-5013)
The IBM Security Access Manager appliance stores obfuscated passwords in plain-text configuration files that can be accessed by authenticated users.
DESCRIPTION: The appliance includes configuration files that contain obfuscated plaintext-passwords, which authenticated users can access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106405 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances, 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||18.104.22.168 -
|IV90694||Upgrade to 22.214.171.124:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||126.96.36.199 -
|IV90712||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 - 184.108.40.206||IV90512||Upgrade to 220.127.116.11:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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January 31, 2017: 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
Software version: 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1993722
Modified date: 03 February 2017