Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere DataStage exposes sensitive information during certain operations (CVE-2016-8982)
IBM InfoSphere DataStage exposes sensitive information during certain operations.
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118919 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
The following product, running on all supported platforms, is affected:
IBM InfoSphere DataStage: versions 8.7, 9.1, and 11.3
|InfoSphere DataStage||11.3||JR50463||--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 126.96.36.199 or later|
|InfoSphere DataStage||9.1||JR50463||--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 188.8.131.52
--Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Connectivity Security patch
|InfoSphere DataStage||8.7||JR50463||--Contact IBM Customer Support|
For IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Contact Technical Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
13 January 2017: Original version published
02 February 2017: Updated information for 8.7 release
*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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|Information Management||InfoSphere DataStage||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||9.1, 8.7, 11.3|
More support for:
Software version: 8.7, 9.1, 11.3
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1995895
Modified date: 02 February 2017