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Security Bulletin: A Security Vulnerability has been fixed in IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager (CVE-2016-5964)

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Summary

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager Virtual Appliance uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5964
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager Virtual Appliance 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/116175 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 Privileged Identity Manager 2.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product Version Fix Availability
ISPIM 2.0.2 2.0.2-ISS-ISPIM-VA-FP0008

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza

Change History

09 November 2016: Initial Draft

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager

Software version: 2.0.2

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 1994065

Modified date: 11 November 2016