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Security Bulletin: Fixes for Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance available

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Summary

There are multiple security vulnerabilities in various components used by IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance (CVE-2016-9703, CVE-2016-9704, CVE-2016-9739)

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2016-9703
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance does not invalidate session tokens which could allow an unauthorized user with physical access to the work station to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 2.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119577 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9704
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119578 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9739
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119789 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 Identity Manager Virtual Appliance versions 7.0.0.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1.0, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.3, 7.0.1.4

Remediation/Fixes

Ensure that the version listed below is installed on the system.

Product Version Fix level
IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) Virtual Appliance releases 7.0.0.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1.0, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.3, 7.0.1.4

If your current firmware level is 7.0.0.2 or higher, no intermediate upgrade is required. Install this firmware directly.

If your current firmware level is 7.0.0.0, you must first update your firmware to either 7.0.0.2 or 7.0.1.0. Install this firmware level once the intermediate upgrade is complete.
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IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) 7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP0005

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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

Change History

04 January 2017: First 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.

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 Identity Manager
Identity Manager Virtual Appliance

Software version: 7.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Platform Independent

Reference #: 1996761

Modified date: 05 January 2017