Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a vulnerability related to code integrity checking (CVE-2016-3016)
In certain circumstances, IBM Security Access Manager appliances do not sufficiently verify the origin and integrity of code before processing it.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Web processes patches, image backups and other updates without sufficiently verifying the origin and integrity of the code, which could allow an authenticated attacker to load malicious code.
CVSS Base Score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114459 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances, all firmware 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||7.0 (appliance)||IV90722||Apply Interim Fix 28:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||18.104.22.168 -
|IV90690||Upgrade to 22.214.171.124:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||126.96.36.199 -
|IV90708||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 - 184.108.40.206||IV90508||Upgrade to 220.127.116.11:
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.2 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)
Workarounds and Mitigations
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza
December 8, 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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|Security||IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile|
|Security||IBM Security Access Manager for Web|
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager
Software version: 7.0.0, 8.0.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 8.0.1, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 9.0.0, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1995518
Modified date: 14 December 2016